What foods are good for connective tissue?
Blueberries, blackberries, cherries, cinnamon, acai, red cabbage and onions contain anthocyanidins, which help strengthen connective tissue by forming particular links between collagen fibers. And acai, apricots, nectarines, cherries and raw cacao contain catechins, which prevent collagen degradation.
How do you reverse mixed connective tissue disease?
- Physical activity. Regular physical activity four or five times per week improves muscle strength, decreases the risk of heart disease and reduces blood pressure.
- No smoking.
- Over-the-counter medication.
- Stress management.
- Protection from cold temperatures.
- Joining a support network.
What vitamins are good for connective tissue disease?
Patients with connective tissue diseases have a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency. CTD patients with vitamin D deficiency should be treated to optimise bone health.