Knee pain is a common source of frustration for many people. It can be particularly challenging for athletes who rely on healthy knees to maintain their performance. Thankfully, much can be done to manage knee pain and prevent it from debilitating. Avoiding flare-ups is mainly about maintaining an active lifestyle. However, research also suggests that diet plays a role in the development of knee cartilage and its ability to cope with stressors like exercise or prolonged standing. This article will examine why your knees matter and how nutrition can help keep them healthy.
He had some great information on knee pain, diet, and Cartilage.
Can What You’re Eating Damage Your Cartilage and Lead to Knee Pain?
Thank you so much, Dr. Peter Osborne.
To sum up what he went through in the interview:
- Most don’t think of diet as an essential component of the healing process
- We need these nutrients in our diet to help collagen to heal Damaged Cartilage
- With a poor diet, we may heal, but we heal in a weaker state
- Inflammation of the body is a key to slowing down recovery
- How a component in wheat can slow down your cartilage recovery
- What glucosamine and chondroitin do to inflammation
- Other foods to consider when it comes to inflammation
- What supplements are as effective as medication
Thanks for reading and listening.
We will talk to you soon.
Rick Kaselj, MS