Since 1984, the Arthritis Research Institute of America [a 501(c)(3) Charity] has focused 100% of it\\\'s efforts on osteoarthritis research. Over 3,700 volunteers from Florida have participated in the longitudinal Clearwater Osteoarthritis Study. The study was designed to discover why some people develop this disease and others do…
Researchers continue to look at the role diet plays in arthritis. While evidence is accumulating, anyone with arthritis can benefit from a diet that provides adequate macronutrients and micronutrients to prevent deficiencies. Some examples of these nutrients include vitamins, minerals, proteins and carbohydrates. Doctors recommend a balanced diet with variety and moderation.
Is weight management important in helping with my arthritis? Yes, weight management can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Having a healthy weight can also improve mobility, and contribute to overall well being and health.
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