(Check with your doctor to determine whether fasting would be appropriate for you). The omega
oils, present in flaxseed oil
and in cold-water fish
, such as tuna, salmon, herring, trout, mackerel, sardines, and cod liver, are especially helpful in relieving morning stiffness and tender joints. GLA (gamma-linolenic acid), an omega-6 oil that is present in primrose oil, borage oil, and black currant seed oil, has been shown to augment the anti-inflammatory effect of the omega-3 oils.