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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.

By Emil DeAndreis

Gluten-Free Transition Advice

If you're considering starting a gluten-free diet, learn what to expect from these 7 people who have been there, done that.

By Ginger Vieira

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.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Living With Gout? Eat Less of These Foods

You probably know alcohol aggravates gout. But did you know lentils, certain shellfish, and sugar can also push your uric acid levels too high?

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

Frequently Asked Questions About How Food Affects Your COPD

Ever wonder why you get tired when you eat? Or what to do when you feel really full after a meal, making it harder to breathe? Our experts weigh in.

By Jane Martin

What You Eat Can Impact Your COPD

Load up on these specific foods to support healthy lung function and ultimately optimize your pulmonary rehabilitation.

By Jane Martin

Got Gout? Find Out if You’re Eating Smart

An overabundance of uric acid causes those achy joints. Here’s what to eat to keep your levels in check and help avoid painful flares.

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

A Gluten-Free Taco Salad Everyone Will Love

Looking for a celiac-friendly meal for the whole family? This taco salad is packed with flavor and can be customized to your dietary needs.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Best Fruit Choices if You Have Diabetes

Fruit is not off limits if you have diabetes, although some fruits have more carbs or sugar than others. Try adding these healthy fruit choices to your diet.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

7 Ways to Make a Low-Carb Diet Work for You

These 7 tips can help cut your carb consumption — and take better control of your blood sugar — without feeling deprived.

By Ginger Vieira