fish oil helps autoimmune arthritis
[Arthritis Rheum. 1995]
Vin Kutty, MS, nutritionist:
Dr. Charles Serhan of Harvard Medical School. looking to avoid capsules?
reports that the body converts Omega-3 into
joint-protective compounds 10,000 times stronger
than the original Omega-3.
These newly discovered compounds called Resolvins
help stop inflammation.
Minor Diet Changes Make a BIG Difference
. Taking fish oil supplements
is not the only answer to reduce arthritis.
You will need a diet makeover:
Less sugars, less starches and less wheat
(yes, less of even “healthy” whole grain wheat!)
Completely cut out vegetable oils made from
corn, soy, sunflower and safflower.
Use [extra virgin] olive or coconut oils instead.
here is liquid you can put in your smoothie
(3rd-party tested fish oil at iherb.com):
# concentrated epa fishoil and vit d:
EPA 2000 mg
DHA 1000 mg
Other Omega-3s 500 mg
# with gla and omega-7:
EPA 615 mg
DHA 450 mg
Other Omega-3s 245 mg
Omega-6s 500 mg
GLA (Gamma-Linolenic Acid) 170 mg
Omega-9s 500 mg
OA (Oleic Acid) 400 mg
# normal fishoil
EPA 750 mg
DHA 550 mg
Other Omega-3s 300 mg
# just gla
Eating a bowl of slow-cooked oatmeal a few times per week
supplies all the GLA you need.
lef.org`Doses of 2 to 6 grams:
. fish oil has been shown to reduce
the occurrence and consequences of
metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease,
lung disease, the major neurodegenerative diseases,
Additional benefits are being reported in arthritis,
age-related eye diseases, and oral health.
arthritistoday.org`how much to take:
For depression, 6.6 g daily.
For RumatoidArth and OsteoArthritis,
up to 2.6 g, twice a day.
use fish oil capsules with at least 30 percent EPA/ DHA,
the active ingredients.