2. Eat plenty of whole grains and lentils
Whole grains such as whole wheat, oats, corn, quinoa, and brown rice help fight RA on multiple fronts. They lower your C-reactive protein, which is a marker of inflammation. They are also high in fiber, which (you guessed it) helps reduce inflammation.
Lentils and beans have a high content of vitamins and protein and are high in fiber. Because they fill you up fast, they help you keep your weight down. A healthy weight is very important for those suffering from RA. Less pressure on your weight-bearing joints means less pain.