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MedTeam: 2/21/03

Diet May Help Bring Relief to Arthritis Sufferers

Fish, poultry, fruit, vegetables and olive oil, can all give relief to people with rheumatoid arthritis. It's being called the Mediterranean diet.

For years doctors have known eating those foods would cut your risk for heart disease, but now they also say the foods cut down on pain and improve function.

Here's an added benefit -- patients who went on the diet for 3 months also experienced weight loss about 6 pounds and had lower cholesterol.

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