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8 Diet Do's and Don'ts for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Eat your way to relieving arthritis of the spine.

Low-starch. Low-fat. Low-carb. When it comes to diets, the advice for staying healthy can make your head spin. If you have ankylosing spondylitis (AS), the fuel you choose can make a big difference in how you feel every day. Here are some rules for making the most of your meals.

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  1. Calcium. National Institutes of Health. Office of Dietary Supplements.
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  5. Medication & Diet. Spondylitis Association of America.
  6. Feldtkeller E, et al. Core set of recommendations for patients with ankylosing spondylitis concerning behaviour and environmental adaptations. Rheumatology International. 2013;33(9):2343-9.

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