I also started the cinnamon & honey treatment today, for chronic RA pain in my knees. For the past five months - since the beginning of this recent flair-up (I have suffered from mild RA in my hips and knees for the past 40 years, but until now have managed to get rid of it within a few weeks, following slight changes in my diet and the stabilizing of the weather) - I have been doing several things concurrently, which have alieviated some of the pain, but I want to get rid of it altogether. I will report back to this forum in a week or so. The very first thing I would suggest to RA sufferers is a change in their diet. #1 - don't eat nightshade family vegetables: potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants and peppers #2 - stop/reduce beef intake (poultry is fine). My diet restrictions also include: no gluten (wheat, oat and barley and their products), no dairy, no white sugar, no roasted nuts (fresh are okay and are in fact essential, as they provide more easily digestible protein and essential oils). Once I am pain free I will start eating dairy and gluten products again, and see if the pain comes back. For now I'm eating lots of whole grain rice, quinoa, walnuts, almonds, the permitted vegetables and home-grown sprouted lentils and mung beans. The sprouts are good for all sorts of ailments, as they contain protein, vitamins, minerals and all sorts of enzymes that promote healthy cell growth and healing.[a style="color: rgb(0, 102, 153); cursor: pointer;" id="exchange-post-enabled_A1" class="template-reply-post" onclick="LoginCreatePost(this,'rheumatoid-arthritis-exchange','3'); return false;">View Thread
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