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Can eating a Mediterranean diet help with my symptoms of psoriatic arthritis?

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A recent study showed that eating a diet high in extra-virgin olive oil could make psoriasis symptoms less severe. That’s because it has omega-3s. It also contains oleocanthal, which relieves swelling. If you choose this way of eating, you’ll get to have lots of cold-water fish, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?"

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Diet and Nutrition"; "Researchers study how diets affect psoriatic disease."

Celiac Disease Foundation: "What Can I Eat?"

Barrea, Luigi. , published online January 2015. Journal of Translational Medicine

Arthritis Foundation: "The Ultimate Arthritis Diet."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on April 24, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?"

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Diet and Nutrition"; "Researchers study how diets affect psoriatic disease."

Celiac Disease Foundation: "What Can I Eat?"

Barrea, Luigi. , published online January 2015. Journal of Translational Medicine

Arthritis Foundation: "The Ultimate Arthritis Diet."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on April 24, 2019

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