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Fish Eaters Report Less Arthritis Pain

Fish Eaters Report Less Arthritis Pain

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• Regular intake of vegetable protein protects against early menopause Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study says. Prior studies have shown a beneficial effect of fish oil supplements on rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, but less is known about the value of eating fish containing omega-3, the researchers said. “We wanted to investigate whether eating fish as a whole food would have a similar kind of effect as the omega 3 fatty acid supplements,” said the study author, Dr. Sara Tedeschi, an associate physician of rheumatology, immunology and allergy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, United States. The findings were reported June 21 in Arthritis Care & Research. Generally, the amou