7. Vitamin C Rich Foods
Love oranges? You’re in luck. Vitamin C slows progression of osteoarthritis. Get your Vitamin C from oranges, strawberries, pineapple, cantaloupe, broccoli, tomatoes, and bell peppers. Eat these raw, or as appropriate roasted or lightly steamed.
Try not to take supplements because too much Vitamin C can lead to kidney stones. Eating it is easier for your body to take what it needs and eliminate the rest. Vitamin C removes free radicals, lessening arthritis risk. It also helps repair bones, cartilage and other skeletal components.