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Table 1 Nutrients associated with higher or lower risk to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

From: Nutrition in RMDs: is it really food for thought? Focus on rheumatoid arthritis

EvidenceFood/DrinkRef
↑ risk to develop RA-red meat/meat products[6, 7]
-salt[9]
-sugar-sweetened drinks[10]
-coffee (≥4 cups/day)[11]
↓ risk to develop RA-fish[8]
-olive oil[12]
-cooked vegetables[9]
-alcoholic drinks (3–5 drinks/week)[13]