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can there be something in the paleo diet that could cause my arthritis to become worse?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: This is the so-called caveman diet. It encourages meat eating which is a little weird. It should not cause your arthritis to flare.
Answered on Jul 25, 2013

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