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Broccoli and osteoarthritis

Marion Hauser, MS, RD In the June 2017 edition of Nature’s Scientific reports, researchers in the United Kingdom reported on their continuing studies on the effects of broccoli on osteoarthritis. The research team lead by the School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich and with the University of Liverpool had previously reported that sulforaphane, a dietary isothiocyanate (a sulfur based chemical group found in broccoli), derived from its glucosinolate precursor (glucose,amino acid) can prevent cartilage destruction in cells. These results were reported in animals and in laboratory experiments. In the next phase of this research, the researchers enrolled 40 […]

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Ginger can relieve pain and inflammation in older arthritis patients

Marion Hauser, MS, RD The medicinal value of ginger has been known for thousands of years. In this article we will look at ginger and how it can help problems of osteoarthritis. Do you have questions about chronic joint pain? You can get help and information from our Caring Medical Staff University hospital researchers in Iran writing in the Journal of nutrition in gerontology and geriatrics examined the effects of 500 mg of ginger supplements on older patients with osteoarthritis. Here are their findings: The doctors sought to provide evidence that ginger powder consumption can relieve pain and inflammation in

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Is green tea helpful for joint pain?

Marion Hauser, MS, RD In 2005, researchers in Japan published what is considered a hallmark study on the health benefits of green tea. In this study, the researchers examined the role of the green tea extract catechins in the reduction of body fat and malondialdehyde-modified LDL (the bad cholesterol) in men. Do you have questions about chronic joint pain? You can get help and information form our Caring Medical Staff Published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the study took 35 Japanese men with similar Body Mass Index and waist circumference were divided into two groups. One group drank a 1 bottle oolong

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Foods that are rich in Resveratrol may have a role in osteoarthritis relief

Marion Hauser, MS, RD University researchers in China publishing in the November 2017 issue of Molecular medicine reports had a lot of good things to say about Resveratrol. This article, after a brief introduction will focus on Resveratrol’s role in osteoarthritis. Do you have questions about obesity and osteoarthritis? You can get help and information from our Caring Medical staff. Let’s refresh on some quick science. Resveratrol, in simple terms it is a chemical compound found in some plants that acts as the plant’s super antioxidant protector from oxidative stress and infections. It has been studied extensively for supplementation is humans. Many of you

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Controversial and sometimes contradictory research in regard to stain use in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Marion Hauser, MS, RD In this article we will discuss the controversial and sometimes contradictory research in regard to stain use in patients with knee osteoarthritis. We will look at high cholesterol as a possible cause of knee pain and the effect of statins to either alleviate symptoms or make the symptoms worse. If you have questions about your knee pain, you can get help and information from our Caring Medical Staff This is an example of a cause and effect problem. I have high cholesterol, that is why I have knee pain This is an example of a cause-effect-possible

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Olives as an anti-inflammatory

In this article we will examine the research surrounding the ability of olives and their components in alleviating and possibly helping to reverse the symptoms and degenerative aspects of osteoarthritis. Japanese university researchers writing in the Journal of clinical biochemistry and nutrition, are among the many researchers who have recently published papers on the benefits of olives as an anti-inflammatory. Here is what they wrote: Consumption of olives is associated with a low incidence of inflammation-related diseases. Olives are rich in bioactive pentacyclic triterpenoids (plant anti-inflammatory substances), mainly maslinic acid. In their study, the Japanese research team, using a  randomized, double-blind,

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