Vegan diet for rheumatoid arthritis

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Author: Alan R. Gaby
Date: May 1, 2004
From: Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients(Issue 250.)
Publisher: The Townsend Letter Group
Document Type: Brief article; Excerpt
Length: 221 words
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Twenty-four patients (mean age, 56 years) with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis consumed a very-low-fat (10% of energy) vegan diet for 4 weeks. Compared with baseline, the severity of pain decreased by 30.6% (p < 0.004), the tender-joint score decreased by 29.1% (p < 0.01), the joint-swelling score decreased by 70.3% (p < 0.02), and the severity...

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Gaby, Alan R. "Vegan diet for rheumatoid arthritis." Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, May 2004, p. 26. Gale Academic Onefile, Accessed 12 Nov. 2019.

Gale Document Number: GALE|A116179919