A healthy diet is a cornerstone in osteoarthritis care. To reduce joint pain eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables for the anti-inflammatory benefits. Blueberries, strawberries, and red grapes have high levels of anti-oxidants. Try to eat seven to twelve servings of fruits or vegetables a day. Stay hydrated by drinking 8 glasses of water a day. Do your best to eliminate processed foods.
I love to cook and have at least a kazillion recipes that I use often although I live alone (well, not really—I have my dog Mandy). I thoroughly enjoy making a wide variety of jams, yeast breads, main dishes, candies, and cookies to share with friends and family. After 937 days (at least) of dreary icy, snowy, windy, rainy weather, I…