What to Eat When You Have Scleroderma

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In this video from the Scleroderma Foundation, Greater Chicago Chapter, registered dietitian Beth Doerfler answers scleroderma patients’ questions about diet. She shares which foods they should eat and which they should avoid to help manage their symptoms and improve their overall health.

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Doerfler talks about the benefits of following gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan diets, as well as the effects of juicing and supplements. She offers advice about general diet, gaining or losing weight to maintain a healthy body weight and details some anti-inflammatory foods and healthy fats people should be eating.

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