Volume 5 - Issue 4
Welcome to the March 2007 issue of The Arthritis Chronicle. Please
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Table of Contents:
Featured Articles from The Arthritis & Glucosamine Resource
- Your Information Resource on Arthritis and Glucosamine
- What are you waiting for?
- Very Veggie soup
- Eight Day Arthritis Ecourse
Featured Content from The Arthritis & Glucosamine Resource
1. Can Fido or Fluffy make it as Vegetarians? (part 1)
In the past, we have talked about the importance of diet for pets dealing with arthritis. This is a very important issue and one that many pet owners do not address properly. That is not to say that they don't care, it is more a question of understanding what works best for your pet particularly if they are arthritic or have joint-related issues.
2. Hip Dysplasia
We have discussed issues about the use of liquid glucosamine for pets suffering from arthritis. This time, I would like to focus a little more on hip dysplasia and steps that can be taken to deal with this often complex issue.
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What are you waiting for?
By J. R. Rogers
Arthritis is my business. And, in the course of that business I am constantly reading articles that give me ideas and thoughts to pass along to you. Of course, information is very important to you as a consumer and we led the way on the internet.
Arthritis is always going to strike
It is a foregone conclusion that at some point in your life you will have arthritis. And, it can strike very early in life or it may wait many years to do so. It really does not matter when it strikes. It is a very painful and it can be debilitating.
Heading off arthritis
Some articles I was reading were discussing pets. Of course, the parallels are there without even having to look. Humans and pets (or, any mammal) has a nearly identical body structure and arthritis affects all.
This group of articles was talking about standard lab testing that we all undergo at some point in time. But, what they focused on was the fact that too many wait until they have negative news. Well, that is something I have been saying for many years. Given the severe consequences of arthritis there is no reason to wait.
Glucosamine and Chondroitin
As you all know, we make a product called Syn-flex®. It is a liquid formula that has other beneficial ingredients that target the joints to maintain good health. After all, that is our goal, isn’t it?
Most health issues are like arthritis. When you seek to “prevent” and “deter” the problem before it begins it seems to me that you are well ahead of the game. And, it is pretty well acknowledged clinically that the use of Glucosamine products like Syn-flex® do act in a preventative role. (Our Chondroitin is taken from Shark Cartilage for safety reasons)
I like to think of it as providing a little “oil” to the joint structure much like an ailing automobile. The development of arthritis is such that there is no valid reason not to do something about it.
A sound diet with plenty of anti-oxidants is key to maintaining healthy joint structures too. There is a sufficient anti-oxidant mix in Syn-flex® but if you want to take extra precautions do it. When is there “too much” of a good thing?
And, I am very big on getting some exercise. Most doctors will tell you that even the most senior of us can benefits greatly from just thirty (30) minutes of exercise three (3) times a week. Is that too much to ask when there is so much at stake?
For the relatively inexpensive cost of using a powerful pharmaceutical-quality product like Syn-flex® when weighed against the possibility letting your joints suffer the choice seems very easy to me.
See you next time.
Healthy Foods in Fighting Arthritis
|2/3 c dried great Northern or navy beans
2 lg onions, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced/li>
2 leeks, white part only, thinly sliced
4 frozen vegetable-and-grain breakfast links, thawed and sliced
1 jar (7 oz) roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
|4 1/2 c water
2 lg carrots, thinly sliced
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 c dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
1/2 c fresh whole wheat bread crumbs
1. Rinse the beans, and discard any stones or shriveled beans.
2. In a medium saucepan, combine the beans and 3 cups of the water. Let them soak overnight. Drain. Return the beans to the pan. Add the onions, garlic, and remaining 1 1/2 cups of water. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 1 hour. Remove from the heat. Stir in the leeks, breakfast links, roasted peppers, carrots, salt, and black pepper.
3. While the beans are cooking, soak the tomatoes in hot water for 10 minutes, or until soft. Drain, reserving the soaking liquid. Chop the tomatoes.
4. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
5. Stir the tomatoes and soaking liquid into the bean mixture. Spoon into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with the rosemary. Top with the bread crumbs. Bake for 1 hour, or until the carrots are tender and the bread crumbs are golden brown. Makes 4 servings
Per Serving: 270 cal, 17 g pro, 50 g carb, 2 g fat, 0 g sat. fat, 0 mg chol, 12 g fiber, 810 mg sodium
Diet Exchanges: 0 fruit, 4 1/2 vegetable, 0 milk, 0 fat, 2 carb, 1 meat
8 Tips to Control Arthritic Pain
These past months in The Arthritis Chronicle, I've
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- The Arthritis Diagnosis
- Osteoarthritis Explained
- Exercise, Diet, and Weight
- Cox-II Inhibitors and NSAIDs
- So What is Glucosamine?
- How to Evaluate Glucosamine Products
- Alternative Arthritis Methods
- Your New Arthritis Plan
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See You Next Month
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As readers of this Chronicle are aware, prudent exercise benefits
those who suffer from arthritis. Most of the exercise recommendations
made here are low impact in nature and designed to assist those who
suffer from arthritis. Nonetheless, we always recommend that you consult
with your physician before engaging in any type of exercise program.