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Updated 22 September 2016

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The polyunsaturated fat in many vegetable oils (such as corn, safflower, and sunflower) may promote inflammation and worsen osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Instead, use extra-virgin olive oil as your main cooking oil. It has anti-inflammatory properties to boot.

Read up on the various symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

 
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