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Foods that prevent arthritis

Discussion in 'Indian Diet & Nutrition' started by Jaya, Nov 30, 2005.

  1. Jaya

    Jaya New IL'ite

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    Lots of people, especially women are suffering from arthritis today. These nutritious receipes were given in a health book, which it claims prevents arthritis. They are quite simple to make.

    SPINACH VINDALOO:

    Ingredients

    1. Spinach 75 gms
    2. Carrot 50 gms
    3. potatoes 50 gms
    4. Tomatoes 75 gms
    5. Onions 75 gms
    6. Garlic clove 2
    7. Ginger small piece
    8. Pearl onion or shallot 1
    9. Turmeric pinch
    10. Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
    11. Vinegar 2-1/2 tsp
    12. Oil 2-1/2 tsp
    13. Salt as required

    Method:
    Clean the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd items and chop finely. Steam cook them. Blend the ingredients numbered 5 to 11 to a fine paste. Heat oil. Fry the paste and the tomatoes. Add the cooked vegetables to it and stir thorougly. Cook for some more time and serve hot.

    FRUIT BOWL:

    1. Pomegranate 15 gms
    2. Mangoes 15 gms
    3. orange 10 gms
    4. Apple 10 gms
    5. Pineapple 10 gms
    6. Grapes 10 gms
    7. Honey 2 tsp
    8. Yogurt 200 mL
    9. Jeera powder Pinch
    10. Salt As required
    11. Sesame seeds 1 tsp


    METHOD:

    Clean the fruits and chop them. Add honey and jeera powder. Beat the yogurts well and add it to the fruit mixture. Add little salt. Chill before serving. Roasted sesame seeds if added gives extra taste to this fruit bowl.

    DATE RAISIN chutney

    Ingredients:

    1. Dates 20 gms
    2. Raisins 20 gms
    3. Red chilly 1
    4. Garlic 1 clove
    5. Ginger small piece
    6. Sugar 1 tbsp
    7. Vinegar 2 tbsp
    8. Salt As required
    9. Oil 2 tsp

    METHOD:

    Deseed the dates. Grind the ingredients 1 to 6 along with vinegar. Fry the ground paste for sometime. Add the required amount of salt.
     
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  2. AshwiniSubban

    AshwiniSubban New IL'ite

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    Potato!

    jaya Madam,

    do u say potato as a proper diet for artherities patients,does n't it rise the pain?

    Regards,
    Ashwini Subban.
     
  3. DIDI

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    Re: Foods that prevent arthritis-treatment

    Hello there,
    I have rheumatoid arthritis in both arms and shoulders as well as in the lower back area.
    I have these lumps that are so painful as well.
    I have been taking an anti-inflamatory tablet but still have no relief, have also become quite depressed as I work and cannot take time off for the days that the pain is unbearable.
    I cannot do any yoga as my joints and muscles are stiff and painful, I would appreciate any advise on what type of medication I can take, if any of the ladies here have a similar problem or knows someone who does, what type of treatment are you having for these symptoms.
    thank you so much in advance!
    God Bless
    Didi.
     
  4. ridgemma

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    Hi Didi

    My sis-in-law has got arthritis at the age of 33. She did the mistake of first trying ayurveda and unani, which did'nt suit her. Added fuel to her sufferings. She suffered so bad that even touch of a cloth in her hand would pain her immensely.And her dental health was also affected. She couldn't even chew the bread(the most softest food stuff). I have seen her cry and suffer due to improper treatment and guidance.

    My husband then took her through a proper allopathic treatment, which involved CNS (central nerves system) checkup. And took her to Dr.Rajashekar, in Ashok Nagar,Chennai who put her thru medication. Now she is able to move around the house, sit and get up from sofa, do cooking, writing. She is advised not to sit on floor and only sit on sofa/chair and not to stand too long.Only when she steps out and walks on road she experiences pain and swelling for a day or two. The doc told this will take 3years to cure completely and now she goes for monthly checkups(testing her rheumatoid factor). And her diet is devoid of all aloo, baingan, oil.Please don't strain urself doing yoga, muscular exercise or anything that would strain your joints. She is doing exercise recommended by the doctor under the supervision of a physiotherapist.We are happy now atleast she is now leading a painless life, able to perform regular activities.

    Please go for a proper diagnosis to a established orthopaedician with CNS specialist.And don't get depressed. This will take some time to cure. Be patient but don't leave your efforts and follow ups. This too will pass.

    Take care

    Luv

    Ridge
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2007

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