Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

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As of yet, there is no specific food or diet been proven to be beneficial for arthritis. However, there is a small amount of research available on inflammation and joint pain. What we do know is that a healthy weight is important for easing the workload on joints. Part of achieving or maintaining a healthy weight is a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. A recent study on cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, kale, cabbage, etc.) found a reduction in inflammation by 13-25% in women who consumed one and a half cups of cruciferous vegetables a day. Other studies on Bing cherries and cherry juice found a reduction in inflammation caused by arthritis. To reap the best health benefits, eat a variety of fruits and vegetables every day. What Counts as a Cup of Fruits or Vegetables

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