March 2016 #RheumChat Recap: Arthritis and Nutrition

/March 2016 #RheumChat Recap: Arthritis and Nutrition
  • #RheumChat Twitter chat recap

On Thursday, March 17, we hosted the March #RheumChat. In honor of National Nutrition Month, the chat focused on arthritis and nutrition. Sonya Angelone (@SonyaAngelone), the media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (@EatRight), was our co-host. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Here are a few of the questions that were covered. See the full recap below.
Q1: How does nutrition affect overall health?
Q2: What are some general tips for maintaining a healthy diet with a rheumatic disease?
Q3: What unique challenges do individuals with rheumatic diseases face in keeping a healthy diet?
Q4: What foods are best for individuals living with rheumatic disease?
Q5: What foods should you avoid if you have a rheumatic disease?
Q6: Aside from dietary choices, what lifestyle changes may be beneficial for someone with a rheumatic disease?
Q7: What nutrition resources exist to help individuals with rheumatic diseases eat right?

Join us for monthly #RheumChats

We will continue to host a #RheumChat on the third Thursday of every month with a different topic and co-host. Be sure to check the #RheumChat page and our social media channels for future topics, co-hosts, and questions!

If you have topic ideas for future Twitter chats, or you are interested in co-hosting a chat, please contact Bonny Senkbeil at

#RheumChat Recap: Arthritis and Nutrition

2017-03-29T15:00:25+00:00 April 18, 2016|Events, Living with RA|