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Gluten free written in cauliflower flour.

Can Gluten-Free Diets Help Control RA?

Some people with rheumatoid arthritis say eating gluten-free helps control their symptoms. Here's how to decide if you should go gluten free.

Mediterranean diet.

Foods for RA: An Anti-Inflammatory Meal Plan

There’s no specific RA diet, but these anti-inflammatory food and drink choices can help you fight inflammation every day of the week.

Healthy woman holding an apple.

Change Your Diet, Change Your Life With RA

If you’re looking for ways to reduce inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis, a diet change may help you take control. Here's how to get started.

The word "KETO" spelled out with ketogenic diet foods.

Is Keto Right For Your Chronic Illness?

It’s all the rage these days, but how does the high-fat, low-carb keto diet benefit your chronic condition? You might be surprised.

Bowl of raisins

Drunken Raisins to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

Do raisins soaked in gin actually reduce RA pain? The jury is still out on the science, but some people swear by this home remedy.

Kimchi.

Combat Your Narcolepsy With Diet

Loading up on foods high in hypocretin — a chemical in the brain responsible for keeping us awake — can help you ward off narcolepsy. Turn to trendy foods like kimchi, yogurt, and kombucha.

Fresh cherries and cherry juice.

A Delicious Home Remedy For Your RA

Can you reduce rheumatoid arthritis pain and inflammation by eating tart cherries or drinking tart cherry juice? The evidence says yes!

Spanish espinacas con garbanzos, spinach with chickpeas.

RA-Friendly Espinacas con Garbanzos

You don’t have to travel to Spain to try this delicious Mediterranean dish, which can help with rheumatoid arthritis thanks to anti-inflammatory ingredients.

Maca root powder.

The Royal Supplement for Hypothyroidism: Royal Maca

This cruciferous root vegetable turned powder and capsule supplement may be the answers to so many of your hypothyroid-related problems. It boosts energy, libido, and fertility, among other perks.

Vitamin D supplements.

Vitamin D May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis

Vitamin D offers benefits to people living with rheumatoid arthritis. Find out how you can test your vitamin D levels to make sure you're getting enough.