Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an inflammatory autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks the lining of healthy joints, causing pain, inflammation, stiffness and sometimes loss of function.
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Studies have shown certain compounds in foods and beverages such as carotenoids, polyphenols and some vitamins may improve the skin’s ability to fight off UV damage and sunburn or speed up the recovery process from damage caused by UV rays.
From hummus to baked goods to sushi, sesame is a prevalent and versatile ingredient found in foods around the world. Yet for individuals with a sesame allergy, consumption can be dangerous, with reactions ranging from mild to severe.
While our ability to smell plays a dominant role in food enjoyment, quality of life and nutrition-related health outcomes, smell impairments are often undiagnosed and have negative health consequences.
It might seem as if the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines, released in December 2020, are more of the same compared to their recent predecessors, but there are some significant changes to both the ninth edition as well as the procedures behind the scenes.