Foods to Avoid with Arthritis

Arthritis pain and symptoms such as swelling, stiffness and decreased range of motion, affect an estimated 54 million adults have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, according to the ‚ÄčArthritis Foundation.‚ÄčNearly 300,000 babies and children have arthritis or a rheumatic condition. And osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of the disease, affects an estimated 31 million Americans. The statistics are staggering, and there is still no cure for this autoimmune disease. However, great strides have been made in the treatment of symptoms, particularly reducing inflammation. Many of the strides made have included a shift in diet, avoiding certain foods like the ones listed … Continue reading Foods to Avoid with Arthritis