Nutritional management of rheumatoid arthritis: a review of the evidence.

@article{Rennie2003NutritionalMO,
  title={Nutritional management of rheumatoid arthritis: a review of the evidence.},
  author={Kirsten L Rennie and Janie Hughes and R Lang and Susan A. Jebb},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          97-109
        }
}
  • K. Rennie, J. Hughes, S. Jebb
  • Published 1 April 2003
  • Medicine
  • Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating disease and is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Poor nutrient status in RA patients has been reported and some drug therapies, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), prescribed to alleviate RA symptoms, may increase the requirement for some nutrients and reduce their absorption. This paper reviews the scientific evidence for the role of diet and nutrient supplementation in the management of RA… 
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