#Goals4Arthritis – Goal 28: PED: Performance enhancing diet
Along with intense, high performance training and exercise, today’s players in the FIFA World Cup™ follow rigorous nutrition and diet regimes to maximize their performance. The coaching staff of the World Cup teams, with the guidance and direction of dieticians and nutritionists, provide their players carefully planned meals and snacks.
Maintaining a good diet is also good for your joint health. #Goals4Arthritis wants you to enhance your performance by eating well today. Cooking at home is a good way to ensure you get the healthy ingredients your body requires and a positive way to be active and get your joints moving.
Though no dietary miracles have yet been discovered in the fight against arthritis, scientists have made a number of recent research advancements on the role of diet and nutrition in arthritis treatment. Today, we understand much more about the connections between arthritis, diet, healthy bodyweight, immune function, and inflammation. We are learning more and more about the positive steps each of us can take to fight arthritis and encourage overall health.
To help you understand what the research is telling us about arthritis and nutrition, click here for a discussion about what is proven effective, and what is not: http://jointhealth.org/aboutarthritis-treatments-diet.cfm?locale=en-CA