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Reduction In Body Fat Percentage Thou...

Reduction In Body Fat Percentage Thought To Dramatically Reduce Risks for Chronic Illness
It is a well known and intuitive fact that the less fat on one’s body, the healthier their present and future outcomes. For example, lean body mass is directly linked to less risk for future diabetes and heart disease. What is more recently known in the last 5 years, is that patients afflicted with arthritis – particularly rheumat [...]

Anti inflammatory Elements Recognized...

Anti inflammatory Elements Recognized As Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Studies are now increasingly recognizing the importance of anti inflammatory foods in the palliation of inflammation of the synovium in RA ridden joints as well as in localized inflammatory changes of OA within the synovium. A recent article in Arthritis and Rheumatism cited the effects of knee joints injected with isothiocyanide – an e [...]

Obesity – Still Number One Risk...

Obesity – Still Number One Risk Factor for Osteoarthritis
Obesity is still the most common trigger setting off the cascade of events leading to osteoarthritis in the weight bearing joints. Conversely, removing the excess mechanical load weighing on joints allows for reparative mechanisms and elimination of the inflammatory process which occurs locally within the synovium via cytokines. This heralds [...]