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Best Food Choices for MS

While there is no “MS diet" that has been proven to be an effective treatment, there is increasing evidence that an anti-inflammatory diet, similar to the Mediterranean diet, may be beneficial in minimizing MS symptoms. Here are foods to include and avoid as part of your healthy diet.

By Jacqueline Ho

Thyroid-Friendly Vitamins and Supplements

Learn about the vitamins and supplements — including vitamin D and selenium — that are good for your thyroid.

By Mary Shomon

Which Foods are Bad for Thyroid Patients?

Beware of some vegetables, soy, gluten, and canned foods, among others.

By Mary Shomon

How to Lose Weight: From Thyroid Patients Themselves

You’ve read about all of the fad diets, and maybe even gotten suggestions from your doctor. But hearing what works from those who are living the same hypothyroid life as you can be invaluable. These are the diets that worked for them.

By Mary Shomon

Best Diets for People With Thyroid Disease

One of the most challenging aspects of thyroid disease is weight gain and retention. Following one of these diets can help you lose weight and gain energy.

By Mary Shomon

Healthier Heart Challenge: Change Your Diet

If you're taking the Healthier Heart Challenge, try adding these heart-healthy foods to your diet.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Use Food to Heal You, Not Harm You

When you’re going through treatment for leukemia, your immune system may be weakened, exposing you to a higher risk of infection — which could even come from your food. Take these measures so your food heals you, not harms you.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Quiz: Am I Eating This Right?

When you're recovering from leukemia treatments and your immune system is low, are you taking all of the precautions necessary to ensure you're not putting yourself at risk for infection, like salmonella?

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Adjusting to Dietary Changes with Diabetes

It was hard to change my lifelong eating habits after my type 2 diagnosis. Here are three things I struggle with, and how I get back on track after a slip-up.

By Phyllisa Deroze

An Apple a Day May Keep COPD Away

Research shows that loading up on antioxidants such as apples, tomatoes, and Vitamin C can repair lung damage caused by smoking, and slow decline for those with COPD.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.