7 Arthritis Causing Foods to Avoid

Sugar

Sugar causes your body to release cytokines and these cause inflammation. Sugar is implicated in a lot of diseases because of the cytokines. And sugar may cause increased arthritis pain. Sugar is known by at least 56 different names. Look for -ose endings (maltose), syrup, and malt when reading the labels for sugar. That’s not all of them, but those cover a lot.

Artificial sweeteners should be used with caution. They are associated with various diseases, cancers and inflammation.

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