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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.

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Good Sources of Vitamin D for RA

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, make sure you're getting enough vitamin D through sunshine, supplements, and your diet.

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Should You Do the Whole30 Diet for Your RA?

Our rheumatoid arthritis writer went on the Whole30 diet to see how it affected his condition. Learn what happened. Hint: it helped.

Eating whole, fresh vegetables may help with rheumatoid arthritis.

RA-Friendly Foods and Diets to Try

There's no one-size-fits-all diet for rheumatoid arthritis, but these are some of the most common foods and diet plans you might want to try.

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Are Nutritional Supplements (like Boost® and Ensure®) Good For You?

Consuming nutritional supplements can be great if you aren’t getting enough calories, protein, vitamins, etc. — but too much can also put a person at risk for malnutrition.

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10 Juice and Smoothie Recipes for Cancer Prevention

Protecting yourself from cancer has never been so delicious.

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Cold and Flu Fighting Foods and Supplements

Nutritionist Jonny Bowden explains the best foods and supplements to help strengthen your immune system against cold, flu, and other common illnesses.

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Hot Drinks That Offer Healing Health Benefits

These hot drinks will not only warm you up, but they can also help prevent and treat chronic health conditions like cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.

A glass of beer and fresh hops can help improve sleep.

Hops Can Help Reduce Stress and Improve Sleep

Hops have a sedative effect that can help you sleep better. But before you reach for a beer, try these other ways to get a healthy dose of hops.

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Wild Lettuce: Unlikely Natural Sleep Remedy

Poor sleep is all too common, yet sleep is vital for maintaining your overall health. Wild lettuce is a natural sedative that can ease sleepless nights.