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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Natural Diet Remedies Manage RA
Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment, while there is no per se RA diet, one could argue that an anti
inflammatory diet rich in super foods would be a rheumatoid arthritis
A natural holistic approach to managing RA symptoms is through your diet. Super foods have incredible soothing powers
to reduce inflammation, joint swelling, stiffness and pain.
And, a diet rich in these super foods could not be any
healthier for you; your body as a whole.
Managing your RA naturally reduces the inflammation that triggers the pain.
When inflammation is down pain is down.
Eat a naturally balanced super food diet rich in Omega 3 and
Omega 6, Selenium, Beta carotene Glucosamine and Manganese with vitamins E, A,
C, K and other nutrients.
Adding Super Foods To Your Diet
Fights Inflammation and Helps Manage RA
Add the following foods to your diet and see if you don't get relief. It may not be enough to just add these foods, you may need to eliminate inflammatory foods, as well, and you should start to see a significant improvement.
Shrimp: Its shells contain high levels of glucosamine and
contain high levels of selenium a low fat source of protein. Other foods that
include selenium are Brazil nuts, tuna (canned light in water), crab, oysters,
tilapia, lean beef, cod, wheat germ and whole grains.
- Salmon: A super food with an excellent ratio of omega 3 to
omega 6, and a very healthy supportive balance of saturated, monounsaturated,
and polyunsaturated fats. Adding salmon at least once per week to your diet
will go a long way in your quest for natural rheumatoid arthritis treatment.
- Almonds: Another high source of omega 3 and very
rich in vitamin E and manganese. Including manganese in your diet will
help speed up and increase the productivity of the glucosamine levels in
- Pineapples: Contain bromelain, which
has remarkable healing properties and the capability as an anti
inflammatory and is superior to that of a comparable drug. It also helps with
sprains, cuts, bruises, and much more.
- Bell Peppers:
All peppers are rich in vitamins A, C, and K. Antioxidant in peppers
help to prevent cell damage, cancer, and diseases related to aging, and
they also reduce inflammation associated with arthritis and asthma.
Contains all the vitamins necessary for fighting and managing
rheumatoid arthritis naturally. Same vitamins found in peppers plus
bananas have potassium.
- Apples, Berries and Cherries: All contains bioflavonoid, which have the ability to expel toxins from the joints.
An excellent source for rheumatoid arthritis treatment. In fact, it has
been dubbed as “the most nutritious of all fruit.” Due to the fact that
it provides twice the daily intake need for antioxidant and vitamins
compared to its calorie proportion intake.
- Beta carotene: Foods include sweet potato, carrots,
kale, butternut squash, turnip greens, pumpkin, mustard greens,
cantaloupe, sweet red pepper, apricots and spinach.
- Beta cryptoxanthin:
Foods include winter squash, pumpkins, persimmons, papaya, tangerines,
peppers (red chili and red bell), corn, oranges, apricots, carrots,
nectarine, and watermelon.
- Quercetin: Foods
include onions (red, yellow, white), kale, leek, cherry tomatoes,
broccoli, blueberries, black currants, elderberries, lingonberry, cocoa
powder (unsweetened), apricot, apple with skin (*Red Delicious), and
- Anthocyanidins: Some of
the best foods include blackberries, black currents, blueberries,
eggplant, elderberries, raspberries, cherries, boysenberries,
red/black/purple grapes, strawberries, plum, cranberries, rhubarb, red
wine, red onion, and apples.
- Vitamin D: Adequate
amounts reduce the risk of both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
And these foods include, wild salmon, mackerel (not king), sardines,
herring, milk (skim, 1 percent, low-fat, skim plus), enriched soy milk,
egg yolks, and mushrooms.
Spices with Super Natural Remedies
For Inflammation and Managing RA
- Turmeric: A super spice for its anti inflammatory properties.
Helps block the effects of prostaglandins which are substances that
cause inflammation of the blood vessels. Using a half teaspoon of ginger
in your tea can help relief and treat rheumatoid arthritis inflammation
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Has the most
antioxidant benefits of the olive oils and work to extract the free
radicals in your body that can lead to inflammation and joint pain.
preparing your food use oils such as olive oil and grape seed oil they
contain Alpha-linolenic acids (ALA), which is a natural remedy in the
aid of rheumatoid arthritis treatment.
These oils contain anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties and help in managing RA. Also do not over cook food particularly vegetable as you will lose some of the healing properties when over cooked.
So, we discovered foods that aid in your diet for rheumatoid arthritis pain relief, now here are some foods to avoid to continue helping in managing RA and keeping the symptoms at bay.
Inflammatory Foods To Avoid
Studies show people who avoid red meats, diary products, and caffeine,
simple and refined carbohydrates, and of course saturated and Trans fats
(which are all 3 found in processed foods) have noticed a remarkable
Avoiding these foods, is a good start to reducing inflammation and rheumatoid symptoms. For some individuals it
increases mobility, flexibility and overall movements and dramatic
reduction in pain and swelling of the joints and some experience
complete recovery meaning no rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
Eating foods from the left side of the picture and not the left side, you too can experience improvement in your RA symptoms.
Using Super Foods As Part Of Your Natural Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment, You Can Experience Reduced Symptoms
And Freedom From It's Grip!
Here's a quick list of seven favorite super foods to use as part of your Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment.
• Jalapeno peppers – chop these up raw into your salsa for a great kick and pain relieving power
• Dry roasted almonds – grab a handful of these tasty pain fighters for a snack
• Carrots – they aren’t just for Bugs Bunny… enjoy them raw as a snack or on your salad
• Broccoli – cooked or raw, broccoli quickly goes to work on inflammation too
• Olive oil – just a single tablespoon drizzled on your salad has as much pain fighting power as an entire half cup of broccoli
Raw spinach – hope you love salads because adding some raw spinach to
it will pump up your body’s ability to fight off systemic inflammation
Wild Alaskan salmon – my all-time favorite inflammation fighting food… Wild Alaskan salmon is a heavyweight champion in a small package – a 3oz
portion can fight inflammation as well as 6 cups of raw spinach!
* Raw food warning at the bottom of this page!
Incorporate these super foods into your diet as part of your rheumatoid arthritis natural remedy and begin to see and feel the difference in your pain and inflammation.
Studies on ginger and RA at the Arthritis.org (opens new tab)
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What Causes RA
- Most doctors and scientist agree a combination of genetics, hormonal
and some environmental factors can trigger the onset of the disease.
- Systemic Proteolytic Enzymes dissolves excess fibrin that forms scar
tissue, adhesions's and growths that create inflammation.
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* If you suffer from a
Candida Yeast Overgrowth Infection
steam or stir fry your raw foods; do not eat them raw!
Do you know if Candida Albicans Is Causing Your Inflammation and Pain?