Rheumatism Diet To Reduce Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Rheumatism Diet For Fibromyalgia
How To Reduce Rheumatic Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia
Diet and WeightFibromyalgia Diet GuideDietary Guidelines For Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia, Aspartame and Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)Elimination Diet For Fibromyalgia
Diet and HealthDiets For Health ConditionsDiets For Womens Health Dietary Advice To Reduce Rheumatic Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia

Because fibromyalgia is classified as a rheumatic condition, some patients may benefit from following the generally accepted dietary guidelines for rheumatics. “Rheumatism” describes a variety of ailments where pain occurs with or without signs of inflammation, in joints, muscles, tendons and connective tissues.

]]> ]]>

Some research suggests that a low intake of the antioxidants selenium and vitamins A, C and E may increase the risk of rheumatic illnesses. To avoid this, eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, and include beta-carotene, avocados, fresh nuts, and whole grain cereals in your regular diet. One USA study has shown that supplements of selenium with vitamin E can help reduce muscular pain, stiffness and aching.

Eating Advice For Rheumatoid Arthritis

Fibromyalgia patients who also suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic inflammatory condition which causes pain and swelling in the joints, may benefit by eating more anti-inflammatory foods and by increasing the vitamin A, C and E content of their diet. Foods which are supposed to reduce arthritic symptoms include:

Fruits – such as: blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwi fruit, peaches, mango, cantaloupe melon and anti-inflammatory fruit such as apples.

Vegetables – such as: carrots, squash, sweet potato, spinach, kale, collard greens, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts.

Oily fish – such as: like salmon, mackerel, sardines, herring, tuna and trout, for their content of omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs) which act as anti-inflammatory agents.

Nuts and seeds – such as: walnuts, Brazil nuts and almonds, as well as seeds like sunflower, linseeds and pumpkin seeds, for their EFAs and vitamin E.

Legumes and grains – such as: lentils, garbanzo beans, brown rice, basmati rice and whole wheat bread.

Rheumatism And Cholesterol

Rheumatoid arthritis has no specific cause, although some experts believe that the disease may be associated with a high-fat, high-cholesterol diet, as it is more common in countries where rich foods are eaten, like the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

A healthy cholesterol-lowering diet includes: reduced-fat sources of protein, like fish and lean chicken/turkey, and a lower overall fat content by eating only tiny amounts of saturated or trans fat in foods like cheese, butter, cookies, cakes and commercial snackfoods.

]]>

Food And Health
Healthy Diet and Eating AdviceHealthy Eating AdviceDiet Nutrition GuideAnemia DietAtherosclerosis Diet
Guide to Candida DietCeliac DietDiarrhea Diet AdviceDiverticulosis and Diverticulitis Diet Guide
Diet For High Blood PressureGuide to Irritable Bowel SyndromeGuide To Lactose Intolerance Diet
PCOS Diet GuideDigestive SystemHow The Body Uses Food EnergyFood Cravings Advice
Diet Nutrition In PregnancyDiet Guide For MenopauseBest Diet For MenopauseVegetarian Diet Advice
Carbs And Diet InformationGuide To CarbsGood Carbs To EatCarbs in Modern DietGuide To Dietary Fiber
How Carbs Affect Blood SugarSugarDiabetic DietGI Diet MethodLow GI DietDietary FatGood Fats To Eat
Cholesterol And DietLow Cholesterol DietProtein And DietGood Protein To EatSodium Diet Advice
Fad DietsDiet FoodsDiet Meals
Weight Control And Dieting
Obesity GuideObesity DietWeight Loss HelpWeight Loss TipsWeight Loss ForumHow We Gain Body Fat
Weight Management GuideCalories In FoodCalorie Needs For WomenFood Portion Size And Weight Control

© 2000-2007 Anne Collins. All rights reserved.