Tag Archives: diet
Posted on 29. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Because of increased awareness about the role of various diets and foods in arthritis, the focus is now on foods and supplements that can reduce painful inflammation. One of such strategies is to identify and avoid foods that might cause arthritis to flare up and scientific evidence is beginning to support the use of certain [...]
Posted on 17. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Capsaicin is a herbal medicine which is extracted from chilli peppers (genus Capsicum family). Its other synonyms or names include Axsain, Zacin, chilli, pepper gel and cayenne. Capsaicin, which is the main medicinally active component of chilli peppers, is extracted from the placental tissue and internal membranes of the plant. How Capsaicin works – [...]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2012 by Jennifer.
Lumbar arthritis or lumbar arthritis of facet joints or lumbar facet arthritis is one of the common forms of arthritis of spine. What are vertebrae? The human spine is made up of 24 spinal bones, called vertebrae. Vertebrae are stacked on top of one another to create the spinal column. The spinal column gives the [...]
Posted on 09. Jan, 2012 by Annie.
Did you know that there are over 100 forms of arthritis but the main two forms are Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Osteoarthritis (OA)? Also, with more than 100 joints connecting the 206 bones of the body, and over one hundred types of arthritis, there are lots of ways and places to feel pain. Luckily, knowing [...]
Posted on 06. Jan, 2012 by Annie.
The Arthritic Association recommends a diet that is rich in natural foods, particularly raw fruits, vegetables and whole grains in order to combat arthritis. Following tips will help you understand what to eat in arthritis and what not. 1- Eat more vegetables & fruits Beneficial effects of high intakes of dietary antioxidants, especially vitamin E [...]
Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 by Jennifer.
A study from the University of Manchester’s Medical School, published in the August 2005 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that antioxidants called carotenoids in brightly colored yellow/orange fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders. How do antioxidants help prevent / control arthritis? Oxidation, [...]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2011 by Annie.
The link or relationship between arthritis, its symptoms and food intake or diet is direct. The Arthritic Association recommends a diet that is rich in natural foods, particularly raw fruits, vegetables and whole grains in order to combat arthritis.