Does Diet Affect Osteoarthritis?

Does Diet Affect Osteoarthritis?

There are 5 comments on the About.com story from Mar 9, 2008, titled Does Diet Affect Osteoarthritis?. In it, About.com reports that:

The link between diet and osteoarthritis is interesting to patients and researchers. via About.com

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monica

Adelaide, Australia

#1 Oct 22, 2008
the information about this things is interesting
mulu

Adelaide, Australia

#2 Oct 22, 2008
thanks guys for this interesting topic

Since: Oct 13

Chantilly, VA

#3 Oct 8, 2013
The information provided is very informative.
As I had read on the other site too that diet affect Osteoarthritis.

Since: Sep 13

Bangalore, India

#4 Oct 18, 2013
Yes it does and it is proven scientifically too.

Since: Oct 13

Latham, NY

#5 Oct 23, 2013
Yes diet affect Osteoarthritis.If you have osteoarthritis of the hands, you should avoid fatty and unhealthy foods. Weight reduction may decrease your osteoarthritis symptoms; in particular, weight reduction decreases the wear and tear on your joints, especially your knees. Moreover, excess body fat increases inflammation in your body; this increased inflammation can further exacerbate your osteoarthritis symptoms. You don't even need to lose a lot of weight. Consider this -- one pound of weight loss is equivalent to four pounds less stress on your joints . Avoid foods that will hinder your weight loss and increase inflammation, such as foods that include saturated fat, trans fat and simple refined carbohydrates. Stay clear of fast food, processed food, sweets, fried food and other food high in fat and sugar.

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