The old saying “you are what you eat” is true: the food we eat gives us the fuel and the building blocks we need to be healthy, stay active and feel good.
Research shows that what you eat has a profound impact on your overall health and wellness – including your ability to cope with arthritis. At the same time, the way you approach food and cooking can make it easier or harder to stick to a healthy diet.
In these Arthritis Advice videos, registered dietitian Kim Arrey walks through guidelines for healthy eating that can help you better manage your arthritis, and some suggestions for how to approach meal planning and food preparation to accommodate arthritis limitations.
(Related: Nutrition part 1 – What to eat)