Author: Alice Fawke

Nutrition for arthritis

Arthritis is characterised by chronic inflammation. Consuming foods with anti-inflammatory effects and avoiding those that aggravate symptoms may help sufferers to reduce joint pain, swelling and stiffness. The Arthritis Foundation recommends following a Mediterranean-style diet involving plentiful fruit, vegetables, fish, beans and nuts, as well as limiting the consumption of processed foods and saturated fat (1). Rheumatoid […]

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Asparagus

Asparagus is a spring vegetable and a member of the lily family. Over 300 varieties exist but only 20 are edible. It is native to the Mediterranean but is now grown worldwide. Asparagus is considered a delicacy in the vegetable world with the British crops (available May-July) rumoured to be amongst the best. Why is […]

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