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  • A Healthy Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis (Evidence-Based)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr October 8, 2021

    It’s National Arthritis Awareness week in the UK, and I feel it’s a great time to write about how diet affects rheumatoid arthritis.  Even though the focus should be on what to eat to prevent or reduce rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, most people are more concerned about what food to avoid. If you’re one of those, I will tell you right now.  According to existing scientific evidence, the foods and nutrients…

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  • Probiotic dairy products

    Probiotic Dairy Products May Prevent Pneumonia and Colds

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr July 5, 2021

    Eating fermented probiotic dairy products may prevent pneumonia and common colds in children, adults and the elderly, a new study suggests.  The study, “Effect of probiotic fermented dairy products on incidence of respiratory tract infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials, was published in Nutrition Journal. Respiratory tract infections (RTIs)– infections that affect parts of the body involved in breathing, such as the sinuses, throat, airways or lung…

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