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Diet and RA

Question:

Which foods cause joint inflammation?

Expert:   Kenya Beard , ACNP-BC, Hunter College »

Doctors still debate whether or not food can trigger a rheumatoid arthritis flare. Watch this video to find out the results of their studies thus far.

Transcript: Food sensitivities are highly individual, and haven’t been proven by science yet. But trying out a vegan or vegetarian diet may be worth a try to see if they can reduce your symptoms. To eliminate potentially INFLAMMATORY foods from your diet, talk with your healthcare provider or nutritionist first. Eliminating meat or dairy from your plate is a BAD idea if you don’t include their NUTRIENTS from an alternate source. More »

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