Food & Fitness

Meal Planning

  • Feel-Good Baking With Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Chef Melinda Winner shares her winning secrets for pain-free baking.

  • Tame RA Inflammation With the Right Drinks

    These beverages may actually help lessen joint pain brought on by rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Got Rheumatoid Arthritis? Go Greek!

    Mediterranean-style eating—low in saturated fat, high in fruits, vegetables and fish—may reduce joint pain.

  • Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares With Food

    What you eat can make a big difference in how you feel. Follow these RA-friendly, flare-fighting food tips!

  • How to Cook up a Storm With Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Learn how one woman single-handedly took on rheumatoid arthritis—and four other types of arthritis—and created culinary art.


  • Foot Exercises for RA

    One of the best ways to fight back against pain is to keep the joints in your feet active and moving.

  • Mornings Made Easy With RA

    Waking up when you have rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t have to be a pain with these moves.

  • Your RA Workout

    Feel better fast with this exercise plan.

  • Stretch Away the Stiffness of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Stop with the excuses! Stretching is free, easy and you can even do it as you read this piece!

  • 6 Secrets of Successful Exercisers

    Smart strategies to achieve your workout goals—and ease your pain.

Weight Management

  • Lose Weight for Better Knees

    Shedding pounds can do wonders for your knees—and benefit your RA! Get started with these weight-loss tips.

  • Drop Unwanted Weight Gain From Arthritis Meds

    Fight back against unwanted side effects of common RA medications.