There’s a lot you can do to manage your arthritis and improve your overall quality of life, and this book’s sound, safe, evidence-based approach provides you with all the necessary tools. You’ll find comprehensive information about arthritis and the various therapies available for managing its symptoms, along with a thorough explanation of the impact diet and eating habits can have on pain and inflammation. Because what you eat can influence how you feel, our experts have included useful data on which foods may aggravate arthritis and which foods may actually alleviate your symptoms, helping you maintain or increase your ability to function. Easy-to-understand information on: Understanding Arthritis * Who gets arthritis? * What causes arthritis? * What is my risk of developing arthritis? * How is arthritis diagnosed? * What other conditions are associated with arthritis? Managing Arthritis * Lifestyle changes * Medications for arthritis * Surgery * Complementary and alternative medicine * Nutritional and herbal supplements * Dietary therapy Arthritis Diet Program * Arthritis diet principles and practices * Arthritis diet cooking tips * Arthritis diet menu plans Recipes for Arthritis Management.