Foods to Avoid When you have Rheumatoid Arthritis

- Dr. L Bharath

Foods to Avoid When you have Rheumatoid Arthritis:

> Rheumatoid arthritis is a lingering inflammatory disease, only taking medication won’t cure this chronic inflammatory disease.  > Along with the medication, one who is suffering from these diseases should know what rheumatoid arthritis foods to avoid.



Fried foods include all oil-based foods having high trans fats like grilled or broiled foods.  Avoid eating Artificial trans fats that can risk increased inflammation in the body. There are a few oils that are worse than others. Also, rheumatoid arthritis foods to avoid like margarine, shortening, butter, lard, and coconut oil.



Few Rheumatoid Arthritis Foods to Avoid :

Fried Foods and Omega-6 Fatty Acids:

When you have Rheumatoid arthritis sweetened and full of carbohydrates should be avoided.  Rheumatoid arthritis foods to avoid like soft drinks, and prepared treats like donuts, store-bought cookies, and pastries these food products contain high refined sugar content.



Refined Carbohydrates and Sugar:


When aspartame came on the market, it was just like a boon for people who want to cut down on sugar.  But few people are very sensitive, especially those people having this Rheumatoid arthritis. After taking this they don’t feel well after they eat or drink which has this aspartame.  



Dairy Products:

We are always provoked to eat dairy products because they ensure a high amount of calcium and vitamin D, but sometimes they can increase inflammation in the body.  Especially people having Rheumatoid arthritis can intake dairy with low-fat options which are better than full-fat products.




People with celiac disease should not add gluten to their diet to keep them healthy. Some celiac disease patients report suffering joint pain and inflammation.  But it is different from rheumatoid arthritis but even if you have these diseases, you must strictly avoid gluten, too.




Monosodium glutamate (MSG) can trigger inflammation in the body. MSG is a taste enhancer found in many prepared foods and it is included in most Asian Foods.  MSG is most found in soy sauce, deli meats, and salty snack foods, like chips and crackers.




When you go to a restaurant and you’ll likely see a salt shaker on the table, just avoid it without taking a pinch or more! Adding salt to your foods makes the food yummy but the person having rheumatoid arthritis should avoid it instantly.



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