How Our Food Choices Can Impact Joint Health

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We all know eating healthy is important. But did you know that your food choices can make a big difference in helping to take care of your joints? Chef and Registered Dietitian Eric Stein walks us through the best foods to promote joint health, and shows us a great way to put those tips into practice through his Winter Slaw.


Winter Slaw

Recipe by Eric Stein, MS RD CCE

Yield: 4 Servings



2 Cups Purple Cabbage, Finely Sliced

2 Cups Green Cabbage, Finely Sliced

½ Cup Carrots, Grated

½ Cup Red Radishes, Finely Sliced

1 Granny Smith Apple, Chopped

2 Tablespoons Dried Cherries

2 Tablespoons Chopped Walnuts


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.



¼ cup Apple Cider Vinegar

¾ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

½ teaspoon Kosher Salt

¼ teaspoon Black Pepper

1 Tablespoon Honey

2 Tablespoons Orange Juice

1 Teaspoon Freshly Grated Ginger

A pinch of Curry Powder (to taste)



Whisk together all ingredients and pour over the salad and mix well before serving.


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