Rheumatoid arthritis patients may be able to reduce their high risk of heart attacks and strokes with a gluten-free, vegan diet, a study suggests.
Heart attacks and strokes are among the leading causes of death for sufferers, as the inflammation caused by the disease impacts upon the arteries.
But an Arthritis Research and Therapy study found those who pursued a vegan regime had less "bad" cholesterol.By clogging arteries, this is seen as a key risk factor for heart problems.
Monday, March 17, 2008
veganism helps arthritis
Oh the wonders of veganism: