Rheumatoid Arthritis

What to Eat and Avoid with Rheumatoid Arthritis


Go fishin'

Soy joy

Protecting your bones

Fiber isn’t just good for your bowels

Use the right kind of oil


Gluten — yes or no?

Alcohol and RA

Processed foods

Nightshades: myth or fact?

Cut down on sugar

Maybe meatless?

Which foods can help you feel better?

Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW


Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.