Millions of people around the world have osteoarthritis knee pain or arthritis. Typically, for they were given steroids, was asked to lose weight, stay active and if necessary perform the operation.
But, in fact it's all not include all that you can do to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis.
There is research that says that certain foods can help relieve knee pain due to osteoarthritis. Here those foods.
1. Eating soy protein
People with knee pain was shown to decrease pain in his knee and also reduced the use of its drugs after eating soy protein every day for three months, according to research by Oklahoma State University.
Soybeans are rich in isoflavones, plant hormones with anti-inflammatory properties. The volunteers were consuming soy powder mixed drink that contains 40 grams of protein, said study author Bahram H. Arjmandi, Ph.D.
You can get the same benefits of soy milk, edamame beans and other soy-based foods.
2. Eat fruits
In a study that followed 293 adults in Australia, proved that eating plenty of fruit may reduce the risk of developing bone marrow lesions, which is a marker of worsening of osteoarthritis and knee pain.
Fruits are classified as knee friendly are those that contain a lot of vitamin C, such as kiwi, oranges, mango, orange and papaya.
3. Eating fish
Many studies have found that fish and fish oil reduces joint pain and stiffness due to rheumatoid arthritis.
A recent study showed that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish may block not only the chemicals that cause inflammation in osteoarthritis but also protects the knee cartilage.
Eating two servings of fish with Omega-3 such as mackerel or salmon each week, or one gram of omega-3 supplements in capsule form every day, the researchers suggest nutritional Artemis P. Simopoulos, MD.