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Osteoarthritis Diet: Foods to Eat and Avoid

U.S. News & World Report reports on the suggested diet for people living with osteoarthritis to avoid making symptoms worse.

U.S. News & World Report spoke to Laura Gibofsky, MS, RD, CSP, CDN, clinical nutritionist at HSS, who explained not only is an osteoarthritis diet beneficial in countering the effects of inflammation, it can also help you lose weight. Added body weight puts extra pressure on the joints. Gibofsky noted it can be overwhelming to make the switch to healthier choices, and for some, it might be best to incorporate these changes gradually. “You also can use smaller plates, such as salad plates, to serve your meals. This will help you eat less. When prepping a plate, fill it up with veggies first,” Gibofsky advised.

Read the article at health.usnews.com.