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3 Reasons To Avoid Sugar If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

3 Reasons To Avoid Sugar If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

Some people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) choose to limit or eliminate certain foods from their diets to reduce inflammation. One ingredient that your health care provider may recommend you avoid when living with inflammatory arthritis is sugar....
Posted 06/29/2022

Can Caffeine Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares?

Can Caffeine Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares?

Fatigue is often part of living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). People — including those without RA — frequently turn to caffeinated drinks like coffee to help alleviate such fatigue. While caffeine may lift your energy levels, is it considered...
Posted 01/27/2022

Healthy Snacks for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Ideas for Quick and Easy Bites

Healthy Snacks for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Ideas for Quick and Easy Bites

Figuring out what to eat when you have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can feel like solving a riddle. Since there’s no one-size-fits-all diet for RA, what works well for one person can cause inflammation in another. Many people with RA carefully read...
Posted 10/18/2021

Can Diet Help Ease Your RA Symptoms?

Can Diet Help Ease Your RA Symptoms?

Download the FULL recipe from this video here.Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes inflammation, and people living with this condition often deal with resulting symptoms such as pain, stiffness, and fatigue. In addition to the treatments your health...
Posted 05/21/2021

Cooking With the Arthritis Foodie

Cooking With the Arthritis Foodie

If you live with an autoimmune disease, it's critical to take care of your well-being, and one way to do that is to ensure that you eat right. Emily Johnson — also known as the Arthritis Foodie — shared this key insight during myRAteam’s live...
Posted 05/11/2021

Best Foods for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Best Foods for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recent research in rheumatoid arthritis, an inflammatory disease, shows that what you eat may help make you feel better. Some people with RA find that what they eat has a big impact on their symptoms. Others find that eating a healthy diet...
Posted 04/06/2021

Alcohol and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Your Guide

Alcohol and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Your Guide

There is a lot of information out there about rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and drinking alcohol — and much of it seems contradictory. For example, one study has suggested that moderate drinking over a long period of time may reduce a person’s chances...
Posted 03/05/2021

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is an Anti-inflammatory Diet?An anti-inflammatory diet is technically any diet that reduces inflammation in the body. The most popular forms of these diets are the Mediterranean diet, a high-fiber diet, and a vegan diet. Inflammation occurs...
Updated 03/02/2021

Foods To Avoid With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Foods To Avoid With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Discover what those with rheumatoid arthritis shouldn't eat and why. Click here for tips on avoiding inflammatory foods.
Updated 05/31/2022

What Fruits and Vegetables Are in Season?

What Fruits and Vegetables Are in Season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...
Posted 08/27/2018
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