Wouldn’t it be great if you could slow down the effects of ageing on your body?
Well, it turns out that one way to do that is just by eating the right foods...
... Health-conscious people are always on the look out for new ways to stave off unwanted ailments that put a stop to keeping active and healthy.
When suffering with knee pain it is not uncommon to have to rely on painkillers to get through the day, feel like you are slowing down because of the knee pain, or spend weeks and months on a waiting list trying to get it sorted.
More scientific research is proving that what we eat can have a huge effect on specific ailments such as joint pain.
There have been thousands of studies in to the pigment which gives turmeric its glowing yellow colour, curcumin. Proven to prevent genetic mutations, reduce risks of certain cancers and importantly for arthritis sufferers, reduce inflammation in the body.
Some studies have shown that in rheumatoid arthritis it is actually more beneficial than conventional medications.
Just as much as a quarter of a teaspoon per day can be enough to start to reduce inflammation in the joints in the body which are effected by arthritis which can reduce discomfort and stiffness.
2. Flaxseed Oil
Packed full of omega 3 which is proven to help reduce inflammation and help reduce stiffness in joints affected by arthritis this can be taken as a supplement or can be eaten with your porridge as raw flaxseed.
A great source of antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C. Also a great source of calcium which helps with bone density, this dark green wonder food which contains sulforaphane is shown to slow down the destruction of cartilage.
So there you have it, the 3 best foods you can start eating that will help to control and reduce the effects of ageing on your body.
Making these part of your daily diet could help to prevent the effects ageing and reduce the effects of knee arthritis (and any other type of arthritis).
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Always speak to your GP before making any changes to your diet to check it is safe for you to do so as some foods such as flaxseed oil can interferer for cholesterol lowering medications and blood thinning medications.