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Fish oil Flaxseed with assists in reducing the symptoms of lupus

Study shows that consumption of omega-3 and gluten-free diet, cow's milk and derivatives reduces up to 94% disease symptoms

 
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Research conducted in Rio Grande do Sul proved the importance of associating a supplement with anti-inflammatory characteristics, such as fish oil with flaxseed, the dietary intervention for patients with lupus. Carriers disease who underwent daily consumption of these products, omega-3 and gluten-free diet, cow milk and products, obtained in some cases, a decrease of up to 94% of disease symptoms.

Result of an imbalance of the immune system, lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects mainly women.

The disease was studied by a survey conducted by nutritionists of the specialization course in Nutrition Functional VP-UNICSUL in partnership with the Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, which proved the beneficial effects of omega-3 supplementation in patients.

Coordinated by Dr. Hübscher Gilberti, nutritionist and professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), the study evaluated patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).

Among the main symptoms experienced by patients with SLE were rashes, rheumatoid arthritis, renal, ocular disorders including dry eye, thrombosis.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the framework of symptoms in patients undergoing different dietary interventions.

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For 30 days, SLE patients were divided into 3 groups and had signs and symptoms assessed weekly with or without dietary monitoring and when they received the capsules.

"All patients studied showed significant improvement, considering the importance of omega-3 to the body"

The first group, the control group received a placebo capsule without dietary intervention. The second group received supplementation with 2 grams per day of omega-3 capsules (fish oil with flaxseed). And the third group received the same amount of omega-3 group and the second most dietary intervention, with restricted food incompatibility with increased susceptibility to food (gluten, cow's milk and derivatives).

The second and third groups had significant improvement of disease symptoms. When compared to the control group, the third group (supplementation with omega-3 diet more) of patients enrolled: 94% reported improvement in pain in the mouth and throat, 47% in joint pain, headache in 82%, 79% decrease heartburn, 77% reduction of abdominal distension and 85% decrease mucus in the mouth.

"All patients studied showed significant improvement, considering the importance of omega-3 to the body. Use is recommended that the oil source of omega-3 can be followed on an ongoing basis, since this nutrient is important because it is essential for the maintenance health, and in the case of lupus patients as a preventive action for its anti-inflammatory characteristics, "concludes the researcher.

Among survey participants was the president of the Association of Lupus Valley Region of the Bells - which has more than 400 members with the disease, Izabel Oliveira. "The consumption of fish oil and flaxseed capsules, was instrumental in the reduction of disease symptoms. Relief in pain was noticed immediately. Allied to the diet suggested by researchers now know that omega-3 is essential for us. Therefore we continued with consumption, "says the association's president.

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