Eating fish regularly is linked to reduced rheumatoid arthritis, study findsBMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3084 (Published 27 June 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j3084
- Susan Mayor
Eating fish at least twice a week was associated with reduced disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a study that found higher levels of joint swelling and tenderness in patients who ate fish less than once a month.1
Previous research has suggested that fish oil supplements containing high doses of omega 3 fatty acids can improve symptoms in patients with RA, but the effect of eating fish was not clear.
Researchers carried out a cross sectional analysis …