Arthritis and diet

Learn more about arthritis and diet and especially gout diet with a focus on foods to avoid for gout. While diet is particularly important when it comes to gout, it should also be considered when dealing with any kind of chronic joint pain. Read the latest research, advice and information here.

The osteoarthritis anti-inflammatory diet

If you suffer from the pain and disability of osteoarthritis, consider losing weight if necessary and applying the principles of the anti-inflammatory diet, writes DietDoc.

Alcohol may cut arthritis risk

Drinking more than three alcoholic beverages a week for at least 10 years may halve a woman's risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.

Alcohol can 'lessen' rheumatoid arthritis

Drinking alcohol may reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis according to new research which found that it may also reduced the risk of developing the disease.

Dietary care in rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition where the defence systems of the human body start breaking down structures in the body they are supposed to protect, writes DietDoc.

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Professor Asgar Ali Kalla completed his MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree in 1975 at the University of Cape Town and his FRCP in 2003 in London. Professor Ali Kalla is the Isaac Albow Chair of Rheumatology at the University of Cape Town and also the Head of Division of Rheumatology at Groote Schuur Hospital. He has participated in a number of clinical trials for rheumatology and is active in community outreach. Prof Ali Kalla is an expert in Arthritis for Health24.

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