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Healthy Recipes

Recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks that can help manage chronic conditions, boost energy, and improve overall wellness.

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Delicious Keto Recipes for Diabetes

If you’re cutting down on your carb intake for blood sugar control, try these delicious diabetes friendly keto recipies.

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Recipes for Your Best Chronic Dinner Party With MS

Hosting – and cooking – a dinner party can be nerve-racking. Now add the complications of MS, and it’s even tougher. But you can do it, and here’s how.

Roasted pumpkin seeds.
Autumn

Are Pumpkin Seeds Healthy?

Before you start chowing down on pumpkin seeds this season, learn all about the pros — and cons — of adding them to your diet.

Scoops of banana bliss ice cream.
Nutrition

Pleasure Without Guilt: Banana Bliss Soft-Serve

Even if you're following non-dairy, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, or no-added-sugar diets, you'll enjoy this smooth, creamy ice cream made with bananas.

Three Recipes: Spicy roasted chickpeas, 10-minute salmon, and dairy-free chocolate ice cream.
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3 Healthy Recipes Every Woman Should Try

We all want to eat healthier — but who has the time? Enjoy these fast, easy, and delicious recipes.

Butternut Squash Stuffing,
Living With

A Warming Side Dish That Won’t Mess With Your RA

When it comes to special-occasion food, there are dishes so good, and so easy to make, they quickly make their way into your regular recipe rotation — like this one!

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Things That Can Go Wrong With Food Substitutions

Going gluten free for your holiday recipes? Or just switching to coconut cooking oil? Make sure you watch out for these possible pitfalls.

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Nutrition

Fall Flavors That Can Help Your RA

Warming up with a bowl of chili or crunching on a sweet apple can actually benefit your rheumatoid arthritis. Check out this fall food guide for people with RA.

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Nutrition

Reflux Free Meal Plan for a Week

Looking for meal ideas that won't leave you with reflux? We've got you covered for seven whole days with breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas.

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice
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RA-Friendly Hawaiian Sriracha Fried Rice

This delicious dish omits ingredients like gluten and processed sugars, so it's perfect for people with rheumatoid arthritis or other inflammatory conditions.

Spanish espinacas con garbanzos, spinach with chickpeas.
Nutrition

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.

Meet the Experts

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Carmen is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular health, GI disorders, food allergies, and weight management.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Emil DeAndreis
Patient Expert

Emil DeAndreis is an English professor and baseball coach who chronicles his journey of losing a professional baseball career to RA.