Rheumatoid Arthritis

Description

Most important nutrients: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Calcium, Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Omega 3 fatty acids
Most important foods: Cold water fish, Olive oil, Whole grains, Yogurt, Fruits and vegetables
Avoidances: Omega 6 fatty acids, Saturated fat, Dairy, Gluten (notably wheat), Meat, Adverse food reactions


Rheumatoid Arthritis - Day 1

Breakfast

Snack

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1886
Calories from fat 28%
Fiber 50 g
Vitamin A - RE 432%
Beta-carotene 19180 mcg
Vitamin C 548%
Vitamin D 138%
Vitamin E 161%
Calcium 121%
Copper 265%
Selenium 229%
Zinc 628%
Omega-3 fatty acids 6.0 grams

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Day 2

Breakfast

Snack

  • ½ grapefruit
  • ½ cup trail mix:
    • sunflower seeds
    • pumpkin seeds
    • hazelnuts

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories 2009
Calories from fat 38%
Fiber 58.7 g
Vitamin A - RE 426%
Beta-carotene 19262 mcg
Vitamin C 758%
Vitamin D 85%
Vitamin E 182%
Calcium 106%
Copper 145%
Selenium 148%
Zinc 117%
Omega-3 fatty acids 4.8 grams

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Day 3

Breakfast

  • 8 oz yogurt
  • 1 tbsp blackstrap molasses
  • ½ tsp fresh ginger
  • 1 rice cake
  • 1½ tbsp sunflower butter

Snack

  • ½ medium papaya
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds

Lunch

  • 1 cup lentils1 cup brown rice sprinkled with 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • Green salad:
    • 1 cup romaine
    • 1 cup chard
    • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Dressing:
    • 1 tbsp flaxseed oil
    • ½ tsp lemon juice
    • ½ tsp turmeric

Dinner

  • 6 oz shrimp and scallops with walnut pesto sauce (2 tbsp fresh basil, 1 tbsp chopped walnuts, 1 tbsp pine nuts, 2 tsp garlic, 1 tbsp olive oil)
  • 1 cup quinoa with ¼ cup shitake mushrooms
  • 2 cup healthy sautéed vegetables:
  • ¾ cup turnip greens
  • ¾ cup mustard greens
  • ½ cup crimini mushrooms

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1983
Calories from fat 34.9%
Fiber 44.8 g
Vitamin A - RE 336%
Beta-carotene 15170 mcg
Vitamin C 273%
Vitamin D 90%
Vitamin E 177%
Calcium 137%
Copper 194%
Selenium 372%
Zinc 150%
Omega-3 fatty acids 11.3 grams

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Day 4

Breakfast

  • ½ cantaloupe
  • Tofu Rancheros:
    • 3 oz tofu
    • 1/3 cup peppers
    • 1/3 cup tomatoes
    • 1 tbsp onions
    • ½ tsp turmeric
    • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup black beans
  • ½ cup quinoa

Snack

  • ½ cup trail mix:
    • sunflower seeds
    • pumpkin seeds
    • dried figs
  • 1 medium banana

Lunch

  • Tunafish salad:
    • 3 cup salad greens: spinach and turnip greens
    • 3½ oz tuna fish
    • ¼ cup crimini mushrooms
    • 1/8 cup onions
    • ¼ cup avocado
    • 4 olives, sliced
  • Pumpkin seed dressing: 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp yogurt, 2 tbsp ground pumpkin seeds, vinegar, fresh herbs

Dinner

  • 4 oz turkey breast with glaze (1 tbsp molasses and 1 tsp miso)
  • 1 cup cooked chard with 1 clove garlic with flax seed/lemon juice dressing
  • ¾ cup millet

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1943
Calories from fat 38.0%
Fiber 41.2 g
Vitamin A - RE 206%
Beta-carotene 9605 mcg
Vitamin C 274%
Vitamin D 86%
Vitamin E 163%
Calcium 108%
Copper 265% 136%
Selenium 280%
Zinc 116%
Omega-3 fatty acids 10.6 grams


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