Foods to Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis
If you have arthritis, you know just how devastating this condition can be. Fortunately, there are many foods that can ease inflammation and may help relieve some of the joint pain associated with arthritis. In fact, one survey found that 24% of those with rheumatoid arthritis reported that their diet had an impact on the severity of their symptoms. This article will look at the best foods to eat if you have arthritis.
Fatty fish varieties such as salmon, mackerel, sardines and trout are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to have potent anti-inflammatory effects.
In one small study, 33 participants were fed either fatty fish, lean fish or lean meat four times each week. After eight weeks, the fatty fish group had decreased levels of specific compounds related to inflammation.