SOY. According to Oklahoma State University, individuals with knee pain accounted less uneasiness and used some pain reliever after eating soy protein every day for three (3) months. Soy protein foods are rich in isoflavones, plant hormone with anti-flammatory properties. The contributors in the study consumed powdered soy drink and mix it with a protein containing forty (40) grams. But Bahram H. Arjmandi, Ph.D., a study author, proves that one can acquire the same benefit from sources such as flavoured soy milk, edamane (baby soybeans), and soy burgers.
FRUIT. Eating lot of fruits decreases the tendency of developing bone marrow lesions, according to a study of two hundred ninety three (293) Australian adults. Lesions are markers for worsening knee osteoarthritis and pain. The knee-friendliest fruit turns out to be Vitamin C-packed fruits, such as mango, kiwi, grapefruit, lemon, orange and even papaya. Researchers believe it is the Vitamin-C in fruit that protects the knee joint and supporting structures.
FISH. Studies show has discovered that fish and fish oil stop the pain in the joints and the stiffness of rheumatoid arthritis. Recently, research shows that omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish; these omega-3 fatty acids block not merely the chemicals due to inflammation in oateoarthritis but also the proteins known to wear down knee cartilage. According to nutrionist researcher, Artmeis P. Simopoulus, MD, atleast eat two (2) servings of oily fish (mackerel or salmon) weekly or take one (1) gram of omega-3s in capsule from everyday.