Spotlight: Nutrition & Health

Spotlight: Nutrition & Health

Last updated: May 2018

This month is focusing on Nutrition & Health. While nutrition and diet may be difficult to manage it can be an important best practice. Over the month of March, we will be sharing and discussing the health benefits of a good nutrition plan, how food can relate to our health, and how to get our nutritional needs met when living with a chronic condition like RA.

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See how other community members talk about nutrition and health.Experimenting with Food
By Kelly Mack— March 9, 2017-
However, I do firmly believe that everybody is different, and reacts differently to foods, environment etc. With our unique chemistry, some diets work for people that do not work for others.

The Pros and Cons of a Gluten Free Diet for RA
By Melissa Halas-Liang— October 25, 2013-
Many people are wondering if they should try a gluten-free diet. Even if you haven’t been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, there still may be benefits to trying it...

Top Best and Worst Foods for Someone with RA
By Melissa Halas-Liang— December 18, 2013-
If you are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, some days you can feel like you’re climbing a mountain just to complete simple tasks. To help you manage your RA, here are some tips...

No Meat, No Dairy, No Eggs–No Food?
By Angela Lundberg— September 20, 2016-
I’ve been eating a vegan (plus fish) diet for the last three weeks and I’ve been pretty diligent about sticking with it, hoping it will help calm down my RA...

The Diet Catch-22
By Tamara Haag— February 22, 2016-
My sister also has rheumatoid arthritis, and I’ve been astounded over the years to see how differently we respond to the same medications and alternative therapies in spite of our shared genetics...

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