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Can a Special Diet Help You Manage Psoriatic Arthritis?

Everyday Health reports on the benefits of the Mediterranean and Paleo diets (among others) that can help manage psoriatic arthritis symptoms and precautions for consideration when trying each regime, according to experts.

Laura Gibofsky, MS, RD, CSP, CDN, clinical nutritionist at HSS, stated there is no one diet that’s right for everyone with psoriatic arthritis. “Every person is different,” said Gibofsky. Gibofsky explained what you eat is only part of your psoriatic arthritis management, and making healthy lifestyle changes like exercising and talking to your doctor about other treatments is also part of disease management. “Diet is a way to help symptoms and manage your condition; it’s not a cure,” explained Gibofsky.

Read the article at Everydayhealth.com.