https://www.youtube.com/embed/su2E5ddMK5E hi my name is Martin Lau and I'm Arthritis Action's dietitian and services development manager as a dietitian diet and arthritis is so fascinating and yet challenging because we don't really know the answer Arthritis is a chronic condition and pain is one of his main symptoms doctors often prescribe pain medication for long-term use but this have undesirable side effects this is where people begin to look for alternative or complementary treatment modifying the diet is one area people believe could help them live better with arthritis Research shows that a staggering 71 percent of people with rheumatoid arthritis or RA believe that diet plays a part in their symptoms and 50% of people have experimented with modifying the diet to reduce pain People with gout have often been told to cut out meat to avoid painful attacks but this is not necessary the key word is to…