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January 2016

"I'm writing you this e-mail to express my gratitude for the information you gave during the arthritis class earlier this year.  I decided to follow virtually all of it and have noticed a big difference in my chronic pain level, energy and sleep habits; all have improved."
Marian Abbott

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      Please see below for the table of contents.

      Read a two-page article on nutrition and Osteoarthritis

      Chapter 1: What is osteoarthritis?  1
      Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis   2
      Keeping our Cartilage   3
      Nourishing our Cartilage      4
      Risk Factors      4
      Chapter 2: Movement and Activity    6
      Shoe Insoles for Hip and Knee Arthritis   7
      Chapter 3: A Healthy Weight Loss Diet     8
      Limiting some nutrients 8
      Excess Sugar      8
      Vegetables  9
      Grains and nuts   9
      Beans 10
      Happy results from a weight loss plant-based diet     10
      Chapter 4: Medical Therapies for Arthritis      12
      Treatment-Caused Illness and NSAIDs 13
      Acetaminophen     13
      COX-2 pain pills  14
      Chapter 5: Quenching inflammation   15
      Arachidonic acid and inflammation   18
      A holistic approach     19
      Dietary changes are powerful  19
      Inflammation and Omega-3s     20
      Omega-3s in diets 22
      Fish oil    23
      Vitamin E in eggs 24
      Chapter 6: Antioxidants 26
      Vitamin C   27
      Antioxidants and cartilage    28
      Vitamin E   30
      Vitamin E sources 32
      Macadamia nuts    32
      Chocolate   33
      Chapter 7: Anti-inflammatory plants and inflammatory meat   34
      Soy reduces breast cancer     36
      Endotoxins in meat      36
      Chapter 8: Advanced Glycation Endproducts 38
      Formation of AGEs 39
      Chapter 9: Lubricating joints 42
      Beans 43
      Chapter 10: Building collagen 45
      Vitamin C and collagen  45
      Iron, copper, manganese, and collagen     47
      Manganese and collagen  48
      Nuts and seeds are good sources of these minerals     49
      Diet records      49
      Supplements and toxicity      50
      Chapter 11: Supplements for arthritis     51
      SAMe  51
      Avocado soy unsaponifiables   53
      Glucosamine sulfate     55
      Chondroitin sulfate     57
      Chapter 12: Medical Plants for Arthritis  59
      Cat’s Claw  59
      Devil’s claw      60
      Boswellia   60
      Chapter 13: Formulas for arthritis  64
      An Ayurvedic Plant Formula    64
      A Western Medical Plant Formula     65
      A sponsored study of an arthritis formula 65
      An Internet Formula     66
      A box store formula     67
      Chapter 14: Other approaches to arthritis 68
      Nightshade plants 68
      MSM   68
      Alcoholic beverages for pain relief 70
      Topical Treatments for Arthritic Joints   71
      Hyaluronic Acid   71