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Fish as medicine for rheumatoid arthritis

Eating fish may help reduce joint pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis

Nicholas Bakalar | NYT 

Eating fish may help reduce the joint pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has found.   Researchers studied 176 people in a larger health study who had had physical exams and blood tests and filled out food frequency questionnaires that indicated their consumption of various types of non-fried fish.   The study, in Arthritis Care & Research, categorised the participants into groups by fish consumption: less than one serving a month, one a month, one to two a week, and more than two a week. To rate the severity of symptoms they used a “disease activity ...

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First Published: Sat, June 24 2017. 23:09 IST
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