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What foods can help with swelling in psoriatic arthritis?

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Psoriatic arthritis causes swelling. So do certain foods, like fatty red meats, dairy, refined sugars, processed foods, and vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplants. Avoid them and choose fish, like mackerel, tuna, and salmon, which have omega-3 fatty acids. Those have been shown to reduce inflammation. Carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, kale, and blueberries are good choices, too.

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 Brunilda Nazario on September 4, 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 Brunilda Nazario on September 4, 2019

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