Tag: Arthritis

Eating oily fish 'halves rheumatoid arthritis risk'. Eating at least one portion of oily fish, such as salmon or mackerel, a week can halve the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, experts believe. Long-term intake of dietary long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and risk of rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective cohort study of women.

Fish, mackerel, Atlantic, raw   Tag: Arthritis
14 Aug 2013

3 Drinks a Week Found to Cut Arthritis Risk by Half, Karolinska Institute Study. Moderate consumption of alcohol may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study. Women who regularly consume more than three alcoholic drinks a week for at least 10 years have about half the risk of developing arthritis compared with non-drinkers, according to a study of 34,141 Swedish women by the Stockholm-based Karolinska Institute. The reduced risk was consistent whether the participants drank beer, wine or liquor. Long term alcohol intake and risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women: a population based cohort study.

Alcoholic beverage, distilled, gin, 90 proof   Tag: Arthritis
11 Jul 2012

Fish oil fights Rheumatoid arthritis. Taking fish oil dietary supplements may help relieve Rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new review published in the March 2012 issue of Galle Medical Journal. Efficacy of fish body oil in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review.

Fish oil, salmon   Tag: Arthritis
05 Jun 2012

Researchers Study Benefits of White Button Mushrooms. Mushrooms are among the many foods thought to play an important role in keeping the immune system healthy. Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists have conducted an animal-model and cell-culture study showing that white button mushrooms enhanced the activity of critical cells in the body's immune system. In the United States, white button mushrooms represent 90 percent of the total mushrooms consumed. White button mushroom enhances maturation of bone marrow-derived dendritic cells and their antigen presenting function in mice. See also: White button and shiitake mushrooms reduce the incidence and severity of collagen-induced arthritis in dilute brown non-agouti mice.

Mushrooms, white, raw   Tag: Inflammation, Arthritis
17 Feb 2011

From Nutrition.gov News Feeds. This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb ginger—uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Ginger is a tropical plant that has green-purple flowers and an aromatic underground stem (called a rhizome). It is commonly used for cooking and medicinal purposes.

What Ginger Is Used For
- Ginger is used in Asian medicine to treat stomach aches, nausea, and diarrhea.
- Many digestive, antinausea, and cold and flu dietary supplements sold in the United States contain ginger extract as an ingredient.
- Ginger is used to alleviate postsurgery nausea as well as nausea caused by motion, chemotherapy, and pregnancy.
- Ginger has been used for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and joint and muscle pain.
Read more at the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Ginger root, raw   Tag: Stomach, Arthritis
17 Aug 2010

Alcohol Reduces the Severity of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Drinking alcohol may help reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis and cut the risk of developing the painful and crippling disease, a new study has shown for the first time. Alcohol consumption is inversely associated with risk and severity of rheumatoid arthritis.

Alcoholic beverage, distilled, rum, 80 proof   Tag: Arthritis
28 Jul 2010


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