The Easter holidays are a time for all to gather at home and in the kitchen, but for those suffering with arthritis, cooking can be difficult and painful. However, there are ways to make life easier in the kitchen for arthritis sufferers.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a condition in which the body's immune system attacks the lining of the joints. In contrast, osteoarthritis is pain caused when cartilage between the joins wears down over time.
However, Rheumatoid Arthritis symptoms can be mistaken for other conditions, and because each sufferer experiences Rheumatoid Arthritis differently, many people with the condition can go some time before they are diagnosed with the disease.
When diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis eating healthily is especially important for Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferers. So making cooking easier, there are some tips for Rheumatoid Arthritis sufferers, which can help you should you have mobility problems.
Have a food processor and a good knife
Chopping and slicing vegetables can be difficult and painful. Anyone who's dealing with inflammation, repetitive motion can be very challenging. A good food processor and a high-quality knife make these tasks easier, as a blunt knife requires more effort to use, which may also result in accidents.
Prevent cutting board from sliding
Holding foods in place while cutting them can also be demanding. Placing a damp paper towel under the cutting board can keep it in place, and prevent sliding.
Use kitchen mats
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