One of the ways that people who suffer from arthritis can improve their health is by changing their diet. Studies have shown that a high cholesterol and high fat diet may contribute to the problem. Hence a general diet plan was designed to prevent arthritis from occurring in the first place and to relive the pain for those already afflicted. It's not a strict diet, but more like a list of foods to avoid and foods that may be beneficial.
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Arthritis: foods to avoid
Some of the foods to avoid include anything from a fast food restaurant, soda, and starchy foods such as potatoes. Red meat intake should be minimal, as should anything high in saturated fat. Greasy foods and fried foods are out of the question. Some foods that may relieve the pain include fruits high in vitamin C like oranges, apples, and strawberries. Oily fish are also helpful as they are high in vitamin E, and grains such as wheat and brown rice are beneficial as well.
The arthritis epidemic
Many scientists believe that the standard, high-in-fat western diet contributes to the prevalence of arthritis. So the arthritis diet attempts to avoid the negative aspects of this diet and thus may even help those who aren't afflicted become healthier. It also emphasizes nutritious types of food which are essential in weight loss program.
Since studies have shown that diets high in fat and cholesterol are tied to Arthritis, perhaps you should consider either the Cholesterol Lowering Diet or the Low Fat Plan.
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