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Fruit Pectin For Arthritis Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fruit Pectin For Arthritis.

Red Meat Consumption Linked to Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that has been linked to a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors. Previous studies have found that cigarette smoking and a diet low in vitamin C-rich fruits play roles in the development of...  Read more

Cut Your Arthritis Risk with Fruits & Veggies

A recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found the average daily intake of two carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin) was lower (by 40% and 20% respectively) for arthritis patients than healthy subjects. Both of thes...  Read more

9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme...  Read more

Adults with Arthritis Need to Get Active

According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, adults with arthritis aren't exercising enough. According to researchers, who analyzed data from a 2002 National Health Interview Survey: More than one-thir...  Read more

Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

Am I counting the fruit/vegetable servings right?
Updated 4/19/2014 9:32:15 AM

In my lunch today: - 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli (2 servings) - 1 cup sliced mushrooms (2 servings) - 1/2 large orange bell pepper, chopped (1 serving) - 1/4 cup chopped scallions (1/2 serving) - 1 cup quartered strawberries (2 servings...  Read more

Easy to chew vegetable or fruit favorites?
Updated 4/21/2014 9:33:35 PM

I"ve recently lost several teeth and find I have to stick to easy to chew foods until I can get implants. While there are simple answers like cottage cheese and soup, I'm looking for some favorite low calorie vegetable or fruit recipes. They can be...  Read more

Suggestion: Fruit/Veggie Counter
Updated 3/28/2014 8:49:38 PM

Can we put this back on the nutrition page? It's annoying to have to go to nutrition and count all the fruits and veggies then go back to the start page to enter them....  Read more

Nutrition Tracker and Fruit/Veggie Servings
Updated 3/21/2014 10:42:38 AM

It would be helpful if the nutrition tracker automatically calculated the number of fruit and vegetable servings based on your daily food consumption. Many times I have to try to remember serving sizes... there are so many kinds of fruits and vegetab...  Read more

How important is "fruit?"
Updated 3/10/2014 1:25:40 PM

When trying to eat between 1200-1400 calories a day, eating a couple pieces of fruit like pears, bananas, or apples takes up about 200 calories (1/6-1/7) of all the day's calories. However, many fruits that are considered vegetables by the FDA like...  Read more

Pectin Traps Cholesterol & Helps You Lose Weight

certin foods contain pectin which can lower cholesterol. Pectin disolves into a gel like substance & traps fat and cholesterol. Carrots are one of the best sources of pectin, celery, and tomatoes. Pectin lowers insulin resistance and when pectin...  Read more

arthritis

eating grapes can help allieviate the pain from arthritis...  Read more

Challenged by Arthritis

This one's for everyone challenged by arthritis - let's discuss our pitfalls and successes!...  Read more

Label Decoder: Pectin

You’ve seen it on hundreds of labels and may have even used it in your own kitchen — learn all the need-to-know facts about this additive.What Is It?Pectin is a gelatin-like substance that is naturally found in some fruits. It’s oft...  Read more

More Americans Experiencing the Debilitating Effects of Arthritis

Over 50 million Americans live with the painful and sometimes life-changing effects of arthritis. That number has remained constant over the past few years. According to a new report from the CDC, what has changed is the number of people reporting...  Read more