Obesity is a complex disease that can make it more difficult to cope with lupus. Discuss weight management strategies with your doctor, including healthy eating and exercise.
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Fish can be a healthy addition to your diet. It’s low in saturated fat, one of the types that contributes to heart disease, and studies show that varieties rich in omega-3 fatty acids may have anti-inflammatory, and heart-healthy benefits.
The new guidelines, introduced by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will begin to appear on packaged foods in 2018. Updates will help people with lupus make healthy decisions that meet their unique dietary needs.
Looking to liven up your meals this Spring? Try this recipe for Spring Pea Chimichurri Sauce from Sodium Girl, Jessica Goldman Foung.
A new study published in Lupus Science & Medicine looked to see if the type of diet in people with lupus and steroid treatment are related.
Nothing beats a hot bowl of delicious, nutritious soup
Crunchy, aromatic, and versatile—this veggie may surprise you!
Whether it is Grandma’s sweet potato casserole or the family’s favorite gravy, holidays aren’t just filled with memories, but sugar, sodium, and fat, too. But with a few adjustments, it’s easy to lighten up the feast without losing the dishes you love.
Warm up with a tasty soup recipe
Toss the bottled hot sauce and make your own
As the weather warms up, it means it is time for dinner to cool down. And nothing says “refreshing” like a simple taco dinner. Jessica Goldman Foung provides with us a delicious and low-sodium recipe for the spring.
A plateful of produce is the ideal dish for people with lupus, because it’s packed with natural disease-fighting compounds. Dr. Laura Coleman provides tips on picking and packing in spring-fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
Jessica Goldman Foung discusses helpful tips to keep healthy this holiday season during holiday feasts.
Ask the Expert: Dr. Ronenn Roubenoff provides an overview of the role good nutrition can play in helping to manage lupus.
Dr. Joe Raphael discusses how you can use diet, nutrition and exercise to improve your health and maintain a positive quality of life despite lupus.
She may not be faster than a speeding bullet or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, but Jessica Goldman, 28, is quite the superhero.
What do blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries have in common? The natural compounds called polyphenolics found in these red and blue fruits—and possibly in walnuts—activate the brain’s natural “housekeeper” mechanism. In other words, yummy berries may boost your memory as you grow older. Read more!
You know the importance of following your doctor’s guidelines about medication, exercise, and rest; reducing stress; and eating a healthy diet. But if you’re like many people with lupus, at one time or another you’ve come across a dietary or herbal supplement that really sounds as though it could help you. So, what do you do?
Answers to your diet and nutrition questions
The Lupus Foundation of America, Florida Chapter & the Miami HEAT are teaming together to bring you Lupus Awareness Night at the American Airlines Arena!
Learn strategies to cope with lupus, connect with others living with lupus, and attend our walk kick off. (seperate registration required)
Learn strategies to cope with lupus, connect with others living with lupus, and attend our Jacksonville walk kick off.
Please join us Orlando for your Walk to End Lupus Now Kick-Off Party! Come get to know us and connect with others who have been impacted by lupus.
Come and get to know our organization and connect with others in your community who have also been impacted by lupus.
Join us at Marlins Park as we walk to end lupus now at Florida's largest lupus walk!
Join us for our 2017 Palm Beach Walk to End Lupus Now at the Palm Beach Zoo!
Join us in Orlando to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support
Join us in Jacksonville to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from its brutal impact.
We invite you to join us at Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza in Coral Gables for our Pizza with a Purpose Fundraiser! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami- Florida's largest lupus walk!
La Fundacion Americana de Lupus, Capitulo de Florida les invita a participar en la caminata mas grande de lupus de la Florida para recaudar fondos y levantar el conocimiento sobre lupus.
We invite you to join us at Chipotle for a night out for lupus! Bring along your friends and family to celebrate the upcoming Walk to End Lupus Now in Miami – Florida’s largest lupus walk!
This educational teleconference will address complications, medical evaluation and treatment as it relates to kidney involvement in lupus.
Please join us for our Living Well with Lupus Seminar in Orlando.
Thank you Palm Beach for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until July 5 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.
Thank you Orlando for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until June 21 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.
Thank you Jacksonville for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until April 13 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.
Are you interested in starting a group in your area or becoming a co-facilitator of an exisiting group? If, so we invite you to attend our next facilitator training.
Thank you for Melbourne for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until December 14 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.
Thank you for Miami for coming out to Walk to End Lupus Now. You have until November 30 to turn in your donations and help us reach our goal.
Join us for our third annual Southwest Florida Walk to end Lupus now in Naples. Lets rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.
We are heading back to the Palm Beach Zoo for our South Florida Spring Walk to End Lupus Now! Please join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.
NEW in 2015! The Walk to End Lupus Now is coming to Northern Florida in Jacksonville. Join us as we rally together to create awareness of lupus while raising funds to fight this terrible disease.
Join us for the SLE Self Help Leader Training - a two day training course designed to prepare people to teach others with lupus how to take a more active part in their health care and live better despite lupus.
Please join us whether you are a patient, caregiver, or anyone who wants to learn more about lupus.
Join us for a free educational event. Learn the latest in lupus treatments and research from the experts as well as connect with others living with the disease. This event is open to all people living with lupus, their caregivers and healthcare professionals.
Patients, caregivers, and the medical community are invited to join us for a day devoted to those affected by lupus. The Annual NC Lupus Summit is the largest educational conference on lupus in the state and provides a variety of discussions led by physicians and other experts dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus.While lupus can be a moving target, this year's summit will help you aim your focus on targeting your health.
Learn how to create a nutritious, well-balanced, and varied diet that takes into account the profound effects of a network as complex as the immune system.
This educational seminar will provide information on 2 different topics: Lupus and Nutrition and Lupus and the Kidneys.
Space is limited, so reserve your tickets today! Payment can be sent to Lupus Blacklight Zumba, 208 N Pinecrest, Wichita, KS 67208. For more information please call us!
Join us for Walk to End Lupus Now and show your support to fighting this cruel disease!