Natural Treatments & Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis –

Dr. Patterson encourages a diet rich in colorful vegetables, complex carbohydrates (whole grains), healthy fats (avocado, olive oil, walnuts, cold water fish), and mostly vegetarian protein (beans, legumes, nuts, unprocessed soy). “Try to minimize or avoid red meat, refined grains, processed foods, and added sugar,” she suggests. A 2019 research review in Frontiers in Nutrition noted that the high fiber content in plant-based foods helps encourage gut health in RA patients, which can help lower inflammation. Dr. DiRenzo suggests eating leafy greens and limiting alcohol and dark meat consumption.