Top 7 Foods To Avoid If You Suffer From Joint Pain – PentaGlax Healthy Foods

Highly processed foods, alcohol, sugary foods, fried foods etc. have been found to promote inflammation and pain in the joints. Some of those in the fore front also seems to be some of the foods that we normally tend to consume on a daily basis e.g sugar, dairy and refined, processed foods. Therefore their identification and elimination may help provide the very much needed inflammation and pain relief in cases of joint pain. Therefore you can do something about the joint pain right at your home.

Foods that May Promote Inflammation in The Joints


Processed sugar and inflammation

Processed sugars are known to activate pro-inflammatory compounds in our body that can cause joint pain. Sugar is also known to contribute to weight gain. Thus, this extra load puts pressure on the joint, causing inflammation and pain. If someone is overweight, losing weight can play an important role in reducing joint pain.

Processed Meat

Processed meat and inflammation

Processed meats such as sausage, bacon, canned beef and hot dogs have been linked to inflammation that can cause joint pain. They can contain high amounts of nitrites and purines, which can increase joint inflammation. They trigger high levels of inflammatory markers, C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6, and homocysteine.

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Eggs and inflammation

Eggs contain arachidonic acid in the yolk, which can promote inflammation and pain in the joint. Saturated fats are also available and can also promote inflammation and joint pain. However, eggs also contain anti-inflammatory nutrients, e.g. vitamins B and Vitamin D. Therefore, limited intake may be recommended by removing the yolk and consuming the egg white portion.


Alcohol and inflammation

Moderate alcohol consumption reduces the risk of developing arthritis. However, it can make things worse for those suffering from arthritis or gout.

Processed Grain

Processed flour and inflammation

Refined grains have been deprived of most of the nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, etc. These components play an important role in providing both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions in the cells of the body. Since these nutrients help neutralize inflammation, refined grains cannot help relieve joint pain as they are nutritionally depleted.

Fried Foods

Fried foods and inflammation

Fried foods are high in omega-6 fatty acids known to promote joint inflammation that causes pain.

Milk and Dairy Products

Milk protects the joints and bones thanks to the presence of nutrients such as calcium. However, the protein, casein found in milk, can promote joint inflammation and pain in some people.

So it can be seen that by avoiding the foods above, you might be surprised at the relief you get from your joint pain.

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Published by Alfred Okoko

Life & Health Transformation Coach

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