In the US, 1 in 4 adults are diagnosed with Arthritis! The consumption of animal foods, especially dairy, has been shown to worsen the conditions of arthritis, while a plant-based diet can be helpful in preventing and even reversing arthritis!


The number of people in the US who are doctor-diagnosed with arthritis was reported by the CDC in this paper. The link between animal food consumption, especially dairy, and various forms of arthritis is shown in this article from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).