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Is there a specific Mediterranean Diet for rheumatoid arthritis?

My doctor wants me to go on the Mediterranean diet for rheumatoid arthritis. Do you have a Mediterranean diet for rheumatoid arthritis?

Dr. Gourmet Says...

elements of a Mediterranean-style diet, including vegetables, fruit, fish, dairy, and whole grains

There is no specific Mediterranean diet for specific conditions. You can simply follow the guidelines for getting started with a Mediterranean diet in our Mediterranean Diet section.

Here's how to translate a Mediterranean Diet into your daily life: The How and Why of Eating Healthy.

Thanks for writing,

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
Dr. Gourmet