Research News

April 2003 Issue

Mediterranean Diet of Greek Islands May Aid Joints

A traditional Mediterranean diet is not only good for your heart, it may also ease the aches and limitations of rheumatoid arthritis. So suggests a new study from UmeŚ University in Sweden that followed 51 people with active disease for three months. The findings appear in the March Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. The Set Up. Half the participants followed a Mediterranean diet (MD) typical of Crete and other Greek islandsóhigh in fruits, vegetables,

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