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Rheumatoid arthritis

Food that inhibits Rheumatoid arthritis: Cod liver oil, Olive oil, Olive leaf extract, decoction on potatoes, Blueberries, Ginger, Turmeric (Curcumin), Boswellia Serrata, Shark cartilage polysaccharide (SCP), Resveratrol, Bovine Colostrum, Rosehip, Canary seed, Green tea and vegan diet.
Foods to avoid: salt, sugar, red meat, junk food.
Advices on this page also apply for recommendations for osteoarthritis, arthritis, arthrosis.
Cold weather makes Rheumatoid arthritis worse.

By Carl Grinde | January 23 2023
Uppdated January 24 2023

The health prophet Alma Nissen
"This is how I cure rheumatism, gallstones, psoriasis, eczema, asthma, migraines, etc."
"The Garlic, fasting and the raw diet are the basis of the treatment for various diseases carried out at Brandal, a well-known health home. In the book, the health prophet A.N. about how she has arrived at these forms of treatment and the results she has achieved with satisfied patients as a result"
She used a decoction of potatoes that her patients drank. They ate vegetarian diet, no salt, lots of Garlic.
10 000 patients came to Alma's treatment center at Brandal.

Potato water and garlic for Rheumatoid Arthritis
3 liters of water, 6-8 potatoes, cut into ½ cm slices. Boil the potatoes for 1 hour. The water should be alkaline. Strain and pour into jugs. Drink 1-1½ liters every day. Store the jugs in the fridge.
Garlic capsules. 9 capsules per day. 3 after breakfast, 3 after dinner, 3 when you go to bed. Actually, you should eat 30 cloves of garlic every day. That is Alma Nissen's recipe for curing rheumatism.
Alma also gave her patients flaxseed (I think it was) which protects the GI tract and helps restore a healthy balance of gut flora. This allowed them to eat so much garlic.

Recommended anti-inflammatory food chart (Pubmed)
Fruits Dried plums, grapefruits, grapes, blueberries, pomegranate, mango (seasonal fruit), banana, peaches, apples
Cereals Whole oatmeal, whole wheat bread, whole flattened rice
Legumes Black soybean, black gram
Whole grains Wheat, rice, oats, corn, rye, barley, millets, sorghum, canary seed
Spices Ginger, turmeric
Herbs Sallaki, ashwagandha
Oils Olive oil, fish oil, borage seed oil (in encapsulated form)
Miscellaneous Yogurt (curd), green tea, basil (tulsi) tea
"We believe that an ideal meal can include raw or moderately cooked vegetables (lots of greens, legumes), with addition of spices like turmeric and ginger, seasonal fruits, probiotic yogurt; all of which are good sources of natural antioxidants and deliver anti-inflammatory effects. The patient should avoid any processed food, high salt, oils, butter, sugar, and animal products. Dietary supplements like vitamin D, cod liver oil, and multivitamins can also help in managing RA."

Rheumatism relieved by natural remedies and dieting

Mediterranean diet for rheumatoid arthritis

Probiotics for rheumatoid arthritis

Cod liver oil for rheumatoid arthritis
"Cod liver oil can be recommended for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis." (pubmed)
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Turmeric/Curcumin for rheumatoid arthritis
The yellow spice Turmeric is good for rheumatism. The active ingredient is the spice's yellow dye called curcumin. Turmeric is very rich in oxalic acid. Curcumin is low in oxalic acid.
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Boswellia Serrata for Rheumatoid Arthritis

"Its medicinal properties are also widely recognized, mainly for the treatment of inflammatory conditions, as well as in some cancerous diseases, wound healing and its antimicrobial activity."
Boswellia Serrata health benefits
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Green Tea for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Shark cartilage polysaccharide (SCP) for Rheumatoid Arthritis
"These findings demonstrate that SCP have excellent anti-RA activities and thus have great potential as a drug for treating RA diseases."
"Shark cartilage polysaccharide (SCP) is a biodegradable, biocompatible, nontoxic, non-immunogenic and non-inflammatory polysaccharide that may be used in treating RA." Karst
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Oral Collagen in Joint Pain - Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
collagen health benefits
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Foods that help rebuild cartilage

Eating Right for Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee

Supplements for joints
Cenovis Glucosamine and Fish Oil
GLYC Active
Litomove or Nypozin

MSM (methylsulfonylmethane)
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Olive oil for rheumatoid arthritis
"Therefore, applying topical extra virgin olive oil for controlling of inflammatory pain of joints in rheumatic arthritis is recommended."

Olive leaf for rheumatoid arthritis
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Bovine (cow based) Colostrum plus gut health supplements
Colostrum is the very first milk the cow produces for its calf. It's a real super food, super medicine full of nutrients and vitamins with medicinal properties.
Colostrum is helpful against many diseases, it vitalizes the whole body.
Colostrum can repair aged and injured muscle, bone cartilage, nerve tissue. (Swedish)

Resveratrol for rheumatoid arthritis
Resveratrol is a substance in the skin of grapes, blue berries, cowberry and other berries. Resveratrol is also found in red wine and cocoa. It's anti inflammatory and improves inflammatory symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It's also very good for the brain/memory.
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Exercise tips

Rheumatoid Arthritis medication side effects
Stomach problems (such as bleeding, ulcer, and stomach upset), kidney problems, high blood pressure or heart problems, fluid retention (causing swelling, such as around the lower legs, feet, ankles, and hands), rashes, or other allergic reactions.

Rheumatoid Arthritis medications, NSAIDs side effects
"Stomach problems, including pain, constipation, diarrhea, gas, nausea, and stomach ulcers Kidney problems, Anemia, Dizziness, Swelling in the legs, Abnormal liver tests (blood tests), Headaches, Easy bruising, Ringing in the ears, Rash, NSAIDs may also raise blood pressure."