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3 Fresh Juices for Arthritis Pain

3 Fresh Juices for Arthritis Pain

Many of us, especially as we get older, experience the aches and pains of arthritis. Fortunately, there are several things we can do to help reduce the symptoms.

Achieving an ideal body weight can help reduce stress on joints, and in turn ease pain. You can also try eliminating nightshade-family vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, tobacco), as these foods can often aggravate arthritis. If you have osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, try glucosamine sulfate, which has been shown to be very effective at a dosage of 1,500 mg per day.

The three fresh juice recipes below contain key ingredients to lessen arthritis pain.

Ginger: A Great Food for Arthritis Sufferers

 

Go Away Pain

Here is a powerful anti-inflammatory recipe.

1-inch slice of fresh turmeric or ginger
1 cup blueberries
1/4 pineapple with skin, sliced
4 celery ribs
Juice the turmeric, followed by the blueberries, pineapple, and celery.

 

Ginger Hopper

A classic drink to promote good health. It may also help to lower cholesterol.

1-inch slice of ginger
1 apple, cut into wedges
3 carrots
Juice the ginger, followed by the apple and carrots.

 

Pineapple-Ginger Ale

This drink is absolutely delicious and packed full of therapeutic nutrients.

1-inch slice of ginger
1/2 pineapple with skin, sliced
Juice the ginger, then the pineapple.

 

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Michael T. Murray ND is a naturopathic physician regarded as one of the world’s top authorities on natural medicine. An educator, lecturer, researcher, and health food industry consultant, he is the author of more than 30 books, including his new book, The Complete Book of Juicing, Revised and Updated: Your Delicious Guide to Youthful Vitality (Clarkson Potter, 2014). Learn more at www.DrMurray.com.

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Dr. Murray is an educator, lecturer, researcher, and health food industry consultant, and the author of more than 30 books, including his newest, The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Atria, 2012). Learn more at www.DrMurray.com. Readers who sign up for Weekly Fast Facts at the website will receive a free copy of Dr. Murray's new ebook, Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia! What the Drug Companies Won't Tell You and Your Doctor Doesn't Know.

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4:39AM PDT on Jul 25, 2014

Carol P.
Thanks. Another reason to limit fresh fruit juices is the sugar in them. I'm not talking in terms of overall health (since fruit juice sugar breaks down much easier than sugars in, say, soda) but as someone with sensitive teeth, too much fruit juice can help to erode your gumline. My dentist has advised me to limit my juices to one or two a day, and to have them with meals. Just thought that little nugget of info fit well with yours.

12:51PM PDT on Jul 21, 2014

Noted, though too much ginger can also have side effects so limiting these beverages to once or twice a day is a good idea as well.

8:19AM PDT on Jul 18, 2014

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8:06AM PDT on Jul 18, 2014

thanks for the article!

2:16AM PDT on Jun 6, 2014

Thanks Michael. I did not know Ginger was good for arthritis!

6:37PM PDT on May 18, 2014

Sounds good.

9:32PM PDT on May 10, 2014

Thank you!

5:10AM PDT on Apr 27, 2014

Get them along with proper physical exercises

2:54AM PDT on Apr 7, 2014

Thank you :)

6:22PM PDT on Apr 5, 2014

Thanks

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