Vitamins for Arthritis is the final chapter in our quest for helping to heal and soothe the pain and and other unpleasant symptoms of osteoarthritis.
We have taken a good look at what causes arthritis pain, we have shown simple and easy home remedies for arthritis and we have established what we should or should not be eating in natural-remedies-for arthritis.
Although this painful disease is also a result of many years of wear
and tear on the joints, a lot can be done to help ease the effects of
this by correcting eating habits, which includes eating the foods that
have the appropriate vitamins for helping with Osteoarthritis.
must be noted that the study of Vitamins is an intensive and detailed
exercise and that our mission for this website has, and always will be,
to keep it simple and keep it real.
So, what we have done here is to identify the vitamins for arthritis available in foods which will help either prevent arthritis or help with the soothing of arthritis symptoms.
Also known as ascorbic acid, Vitamin c is a very powerful antioxidant that is required for hundreds of metabolic functions in the body including tissue growth and repair.
It is probably better known as a
remedy for the common cold, but as far as arthritis sufferers are
concerned it is vital for the production of collagen, which is a protein
needed for healthy skin, bones and cartilage.
It enhances the body's ability to repair damage to cartilage, therefore an important vitamin for prevention of, and help in, soothing arthritis symptoms.
Vitamin D is critical for preserving muscle strength, it is needed to absorb calcium and phosphorus, and is thus vital to healthy bone structure.
A deficiency in Vitamin E is actually very rare, but because it is an active antioxidant compound, it prevents damage caused by oxidation to poly-unsaturated fatty acids found in cell membranes.
Natural sources of Vitamin E can be found in the following foods:
Vitamin K plays quite a few vital roles in the body, but for arthritis sufferers, in simple terms, it is used to make the proteins needed for healthy bones and tissues. And here is a list of foods containing this vitamin
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