A proper diet low in saturated fat and rich in natural plant foods. Diet combined with moderate exercise appropriate for each age will help minimize the effects of arthritis and reduce weight, which is a major cause of the onset of arthritic knees and hips especially.
The recommended exercises are those that do not impose undue stress to the joint, such as swimming and hiking.
Foods recommended in the diet of people with osteoarthritis and arthritis
Vegetables: All vegetables and green leafy vegetables containing vitamin C have antioxidant properties that neutralize the damage that free radicals have on the joints and also contain calcium and frolic acid. Try not to cook too so you do not lose their properties.
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