Nothing Fishy about Omega Fatty Acids in Lupus

Researachers report that increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids in peope with lupus led to better sleep and fewer symptoms of depression. There also was a trend toward less comorbid fibromyalgia. Researchers found an association between imbalances in the intestinal bacteria and rheuamtic diseases. Interaction between the gut bacteria and the immune system involving T cells that can lead to autoimmunity. Foods such as omega-3 fats have the opposite effect. Other nutritional components that may inhibit inflammation are chili peppers, turmeric (curcumin), chocolate and red wine. Read more here.

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