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The Home Remedy: Eating raisins soaked in gin every day reduces the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis.
I had never heard of this home remedy until I joined Health Central. But this is a popular topic on the website and many people have tried it, so I wanted to look into the subject more.
There are several versions of the recipe listed on this site , but they all require a bowl of yellow raisins and gin or sloe gin. The raisins are placed in a bowl and gin added until it just covers the raisins. The raisins become saturated with the gin and the bowl is left uncovered until the extra gin evaporates. While the amount of raisins to be eaten varies depending on website and author, most recipes and comments I have read recommend eating nine raisins per day.
From what I have read, this home remedy has been around for about 50 years and, like many folk remedies, periodically becomes popular and then falls out of favor. I have bee...
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Reflux Friendly Cooking is a weekly feature that will be full of quick and easy food ideas that are acid reflux friendly and can be easily modified to meet the needs of everyone in your family! Each week I’ll provide a simple menu that is designed for easy digestion. I’ll also give you suggestions on how to modify the same recipe for others in your family without acid reflux disease. Bon Appétit!
Raisin Bread Pudding
One of the great things about bread pudding is that everything you need to make it is usually already in your pantry. Because my son with reflux also has food allergies, I always try to include some easy substitutions for wheat and dairy. Cinnamon can also be a trigger for some with reflux so you might substitute ground ginger for the cinnamon as a warming spice.
8 slices of bread, cubed (Udi’s Gluten Free can be substituted)
2 cups of milk (rice or soy milk can be substitute...
It appears that whenever the United States Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) is under fire, patients become a little scared and begin
asking me about "natural" therapies for rheumatoid arthritis.
Well, the FDA is on the hot seat again. You know: the tomato
And I am being asked about something safe and effective -- and
"non-medical" -- for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Green Tea: An
Alternative Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Lately, some patients have expressed an interest in green
tea, as green tea appears to be touted as having potential benefits for a
variety of ailments, including rheumatoid arthritis.
Green tea contains antioxidants, known as polyphenols, which
may reduce the incidence and the severity of rheumatoid arthritis. A study performed at Case Western Reserve
University in Cleveland, Ohio, found that mice suffering from an illness
similar to rheumatoid arthritis in humans that were given a dosage of green tea
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