Donna Schwontkowski

Donna Schwontkowski, Author at New Life Outlook

About Donna

With over 25 years of experience in treating patients from an alternative health perspective, Dr. Donna Schwontkowski offers insight into how to use natural methods of healing to significantly improve your health.

Her background includes being a retired chiropractor, a dietitian in charge of nursing home residents’ nutritional needs, a clinical nutritionist, and a Master Herbalist.

Donna's Work

Healthy Salad Recipes for RA

Liven up Your RA Diet With These Great Salad Recipes

When you have rheumatoid arthritis, it’s important to eat well. Here are a few healthy salad recipes for RA to help get you started.
by Donna Schwontkowski on October 2, 2014
Smoothies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Top Smoothie Ingredients to Help Reduce RA Pain

The food we consume has a direct impact on our bodies. Start drinking smoothies for rheumatoid arthritis that are full of great, fresh ingredients.
by Donna Schwontkowski on September 19, 2014
Best Food for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Include These Foods in Your RA Diet

Does food for rheumatoid arthritis really affect symptoms? Without a doubt! Be sure to include these ingredients in your meal planning.
by Donna Schwontkowski on September 15, 2014
RA Triggers to Avoid

Habits and Triggers That May Worsen Your Rheumatoid Arthritis

Its been said that our habits can make or break us; our habits are activities we do constantly, and some things done repeatedly can act as RA triggers.
by Donna Schwontkowski on September 5, 2014
What to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis Massage

Working the Pain out of Those Joints With RA Massage

With a massage for rheumatoid arthritis, you'll notice reduced pain before you even leave the room. Think about these things before you go for a massage.
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 25, 2014
Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Chiropractic Treatment Right for You?

What RA Patients Should Know About Chiropractic Treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis chiropractic treatment is a very safe and natural method of healing. Chiropractic has helped millions of people for over a century.
by Donna Schwontkowski on August 15, 2014
Acupuncture and Acupressure for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Does Acupuncture and Acupressure Work for RA Pain Relief?

Could acupuncture and acupressure help with RA pain? Joint destruction occurs with RA progression and playing with acupressure could worsen your condition.
by Donna Schwontkowski on July 28, 2014
Gluten-Free Diet for Relief

Could RA Symptoms be Relieved With a Gluten-Free Vegan Diet?

Did you know that people who have rheumatoid arthritis may see their condition completely go into remission when they follow a gluten-free diet?
by Donna Schwontkowski on June 17, 2014
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Include in Your RA Diet

The inflammation in the joints can be made worse with foods; that’s why you need to keep an anti-inflammatory diet for rheumatoid arthritis.
by Donna Schwontkowski on June 10, 2014
Rheumatoid Arthritis Nutrition Guide

Can Nutritional Approaches to Rheumatoid Arthritis Help?

Alternative health practitioners will always answer yes to this question, primarily because they’ve seen distinct changes in their rheumatoid arthritis patients.
by Donna Schwontkowski on June 2, 2014