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Diet and RA

Posted on March 05, 2018

Healthy eating can be difficult for a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis, but excess weight can make your joint pain worse. Changing your diet can be challenging to undertake. Finding the motivation to eat right when you have RA is best done alongside others with RA who understand the obstacles and rewards.

On myRAteam, the social network and online support group for those living with rheumatoid arthritis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Diet is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.


Here are a few question-and-answer threads about diet:

Here are conversations that have taken place about diet:

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myRAteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A myRAteam Member said:

I struggled with weight and then about a year ago O saw on my clothes that I was loosing weight...I eat a lot...since then I've lost 18 kg.
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