So I have a very restricted diet due to having rheumatoid arthritis. There are very few foods I can eat without having them flare me up. Here is a list of the okay foods: FishAvocadoGreen veggiesAlliumsSweet potatoBrown riceYuccaThat is seriously... (more)
Hi all, I'm on day 12 of the paleo diet and feel like I'm going crazy with all the conflicting information I've been reading. I'm 44yo and have rheumatoid arthritis in my feet, shoulders, wrists, elbows and hands. There's been no improvement to... (more)
Are there certain foods known to increase or decrease RA symptoms? I am fairly strict paleo, but continue to experience pretty severe pain. are there foods that I should be / should not be eating?
Hi Everyone, Well yesterday was one week anniversary of being strict paleo (including the first 30 days of no tomatoes, no peppers, no dairy, no chilli etc). Yeeeehha.. I can't say it's been easy cos I'm not the most adventurous at cooking. ... (more)
I have been on paleo binges (90% of the time i suppose) For about a year now. I suffer from Ankylosing Spondylitis as well. I have found my ability to deal with gluten and sugar to be worse than ever. Is this a normal progression of this... (more)
I have been eating paleo for over 2 months now. But for over a month now I have been experiencing cracking joints (crepitus). It started with my feet and ankle's which give a cracking sound every time I walk normally without my shoes on. After... (more)
I've been really stiff lately. I've also been cheating a lot. Almost daily. Anyhow, I've been unusually stiff, especially in my lower body. Anytime I get up from sitting or lying I'm really stiff, and it takes quite a bit of time to go away, if it... (more)
gluten causes inflamation, looks like the obvious answer to me. Bread makes my joints hurt too, so even as I eat the once in a while burger, I know I am going to hurt a little for a couple of days from it.
Hi there My parents in Adelaide, South Australia have just decided to begin a paleo diet (at least for 30 days as a trial). My dad, in particular, needs supervision from a doctor as he suffers from diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. I am hoping... (more)
My friends 21 year old boy was diagnosed with RA and I'm trying to gather all the documentation I can about the effects of eating paleo would have on reducing the symptoms. Does anyone have any links and/or documentation saved they could share?... (more)
Most foods flare up my rheumatoid arthritis, including all meat except for fish. And turkey bacon, for some reason. Other forms of turkey flare up my joints. Chicken flares up my joints. Regular (pork) bacon flares up my joints. Turkey bacon?... (more)
Here's my deal: I've got severe rheumatoid arthritis and I'm only 23. I've had it since I was 18. The Paleo diet has helped tremendously by making flare-ups a thing of the past, however there is still lots of inflammation. I'm underweight and... (more)
Has anyone here used bone broth to quell symptoms of arthritis, rheumatoid and/or osteo? If so, what was your experience, and do you have any tips or suggestions? I have severe rheumatoid and osteo arthritis and will soon be drinking lots of... (more)
I have been type 1 for 33 years. I wish I would have been Paleo in my youth. I have had Rheumatoid Arthritis for 3+ years. I developed it the summer before I had the RNY. My sig-other and I went gluten free about 6 weeks ago and he feels good. ... (more)
I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 2 years ago and rheumatoid factor was classified to below normal levels. With not symptoms in the beginning i continued my merry way with my active life and my non paleo eating habits. Once starting... (more)
I currently have Sjogrens Syndrome and Rheumatoid arthritis and am curious to see if I can take paleo to the next level by eliminating coffee, eggs, almonds, to see if one of those might be the culprit. I would be willing to test them all... (more)
Okay, I got this book http://www.amazon.com/Rheumatoid-Arthritis-Infection-Connection-Targeting/dp/0961726865/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top And I was skimming around when I came to the section on foods to avoid. Direct quote: "Pickles, Anchovies,... (more)
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