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The Mediterranean Diet Helps Keep Joints Healthy

By |2024-05-10T08:09:24-04:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z, Healthy Aging, Orthopedics|Tags: , |

The Mediterranean Diet abounds with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and olive oil. It also features moderate portions of fish, poultry—and even a little red wine!

These fresh, flavorful foods contain numerous nutrients, powerful antioxidants and healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which can help you:

  • Curb inflammation and relieve joint pain
  • Manage your weight (even losing just a few pounds can help relieve excess stress and pressure on knees and hips)
  • Boost your immune system

This simple style of European eating is easy to prepare and even easier to eat. Is your palate piqued? Start a Mediterranean diet today. It’s good for you and your joints! To learn more about how to cook and eat delicious, flavorful food that’s good for your joints, call The Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center at 732.308.0570.

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