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Does diet play much of a role in degenerative diseases?
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: A Major Role
Toxic food items are perhaps the reason of the epidemic of chronic degenerative diseases avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors.
All of these products caus.

In brief: A Major Role
Toxic food items are perhaps the reason of the epidemic of chronic degenerative diseases avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors.
All of these products caus.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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In brief: Absolutely!
Foods which promote inflammation are bad for degenerative diseases like arthritis.
Avoid omega-3 fatty acids and maximize omega-6. A great discussion off diet in arthritis, with objective evidence, can be found here: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/art.Asp?Articlekey=46269.

In brief: Absolutely!
Foods which promote inflammation are bad for degenerative diseases like arthritis.
Avoid omega-3 fatty acids and maximize omega-6. A great discussion off diet in arthritis, with objective evidence, can be found here: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/art.Asp?Articlekey=46269.
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Dr. Scott Welker
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