rheumatoid arthritis

Bromelain: an NSAID alternative?

Studies show bromelain, an enzyme from pineapples, helps reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis due to its natural anti-inflammatory power. In a study from the University of Reading in England, researchers found bromelain to be effective in relieving symptoms and improving well-being in healthy adults with mild knee pain. The study’s 77 volunteers were [...]

Bromelain: an NSAID alternative? 2015-09-09T13:49:31+00:00

Vitamins lower risk of arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by widespread damage and inflammation in the joints and soft tissues surrounding the joints. Researchers at the University of Manchester in England compared dietary intake of antioxidants and the risk of developing a type of rheumatoid arthritis called inflammatory polyarthritis (IP). They recorded the diets of a large group of [...]

Vitamins lower risk of arthritis 2018-02-15T15:53:05+00:00

Eat Away Arthritis Risk? Brightly coloured foods decrease rheumatoid arthritis risk

Researchers from The University of Manchester's Medical School have discovered that eating more brightly-coloured fruits and vegetables like oranges, carrots and sweetcorn may help reduce the risk of developing inflammatory disorders like rheumatoid arthritis. Previous studies have suggested that vitamin C and the pigment beta-cryptoxanthin, both of which are found in brightly-coloured fruits and vegetables, [...]

Eat Away Arthritis Risk? Brightly coloured foods decrease rheumatoid arthritis risk 2018-02-15T15:53:06+00:00

Add the Olive Oil: Fish oil more effective on rheumatoid arthritis when olive oil added

Researchers at Londrina State University in Parana, Brazil, report that adding olive oil to a fish oil supplement increases the beneficial effects for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. In the study, 43 patients (average age 49) with rheumatoid arthritis were assigned to one of three groups. In addition to their usual medication, the first group received [...]

Add the Olive Oil: Fish oil more effective on rheumatoid arthritis when olive oil added 2015-09-09T13:50:26+00:00

Arthritis Protection: High vitamin C levels can keep arthritis away

A high vitamin C intake may protect against the development of painful widespread rheumatoid arthritis, report researchers. The findings are based on 23,000 men and women taking part in the ongoing European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC). All were aged between 45 and 74 when they entered EPIC between 1993 and 1997. As part of [...]

Arthritis Protection: High vitamin C levels can keep arthritis away 2018-02-15T15:53:25+00:00

Mobility Mineral? Taking zinc lowers risk for arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an immune system disease in which the body attacks its own joint tissue, leading to pain, swelling and limited motion. Many research studies show that dietary choices can have a significant effect on the severity of the disease. According to a recent study, one mineral arthritis sufferers don’t want to miss is [...]

Mobility Mineral? Taking zinc lowers risk for arthritis 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

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