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Foods That Are Joint Healthy

Foods rich in Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids help keep your joints healthy. Find out the best food sources to get enough in your diet.

Vitamin D

Foods containing Vitamin D:

  • Canned tuna in water
  • Vitamin D-fortified milk, orange juice and yogurt
  • Egg yolk

Omega-3 Fatty Acids & Vitamin D

Foods containing Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Vitamin D:

  • Salmon
  • Mackerel
  • Sardines

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Foods containing Omega-3 Fatty Acids:

  • Herring
  • Anchovies
  • Rainbow trout
  • Omega-3 fortified eggs
  • Ground flaxseeds
  • Walnuts
  • Seaweed

Above content provided by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. For advice about your medical care, consult your doctor.

Posted March 2011

Contact Information

Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215