Olives and osteoarthritis | A flavorful anti-inflammatory

Marion Hauser, MS, RD 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 … Continue reading Olives and osteoarthritis | A flavorful anti-inflammatory