Hyularonic Acid in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

    Hyularonic Acid in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

    Doctors have been using hyaluronic acid (HA) as therapeutic treatment of osteoarthritis for decadess. There are many different hyaluronic acid treatment options, and a wide range of therapeutic products are available for clinical application. Numerous clinical trials and scientific papers have analyzed the clinical efficacy of hyaluronic acid in the treatment of osteoarthritis.  Bowman et al. (1) presented the most…
    Immune Boosting Foods

    Immune Boosting Foods

    It has never been more important to get more immune boosting foods into your diet. Read about the most important nutrients to focus on right now. Your immune system is like a well organised army which fights invaders. Invaders such as the coronavirus, or any germs or pathogens, which may enter your system.  This is a great summary of how…
    4 Immune boosting strategies to minimise your risk of infection

    4 Immune boosting strategies to minimise your risk of infection

    All over the world, we are desperate to avoid catching the dreaded virus, and passing it on. Here are some science backed, immune boosting strategies to help minimise your risk We have written a really informative article about the coronavirus, how it spreads, the symptoms and risk factors associated with the disease. You can read that article here. Here are…
    What we know so far

    What we know so far

    With the coronavirus pandemic raging, it’s important for each person to better understand what we, as a globe, are dealing with About the coronavirus – Covid-19 Covid-19 is the name of the disease, which is caused by a “new version” (SARS-CoV2) of a coronavirus, which humans have never been exposed to before. The virus was transferred to humans from animals.…
    What exactly are the Benefits of Intermittent Fasting?

    What exactly are the Benefits of Intermittent Fasting?

    Intermittent fasting (IF) is touted as an easy way to lose weight or to maintain your ideal weight. According to the research, the benefits of intermittent fasting are pretty convincing, leading to this form of fasting gaining huge popularity in the last few years. But how can it help you, if you suffer from osteoarthrtitis or an inflamatory condition? Intermittent fasting is…
    Should I be worried about my Swollen Ankle?

    Should I be worried about my Swollen Ankle?

    A swollen ankle is a very common symptom. There are many possible underlying conditions and diseases, which may cause a swollen ankle. It is therefore important to know when there is cause for concern, and you need to see a doctor with swollen legs, feet or ankles.  Most importantly, it is crucial to differentiate between a swollen ankle caused by an injury or joint…
    Symptoms of ACL tear

    Symptoms of ACL tear

    Have you injured your knee? You may be interested to know what the symptoms of an ACL tear are Especially if you are a sports person, the thought of an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear probably fills you with dread. Possibly you know someone who has torn their ACL and have been witness to the long and difficult process to…
    Reactive Arthritis

    Reactive Arthritis

    What do you need to know about reactive arthritis? Reactive arthritis is not a very common disease. It occurs in only 30 people out of every 100 000 worldwide. Men are more often affected. 3 out of 4 patients with this diagnosis are male. Also, it appears that younger people between the ages of 20 – 40 suffer from this condition, with a peak…

    NUTRITION FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS

    • The Benefits of Keto Diet for Patients with Osteoarthritis

      The benefits of keto diet are that it is a diet high in healthy anti-inflammatory fats

      The benefits of keto diet have been a popular topic in current health and fitness coaching trends. But can patients with osteoarthritis also take advantage of the keto diet? What is the keto diet The ketogenic diet is very similar to the Atkins and other very low carbohydrate diets. The aim of the keto diet is to get your body into a state of “ketosis” (not to be mistaken with keto acidosis which is a very dangerous state of uncontrolled diabetes!) by lowering the amount of carbohydrates you consume to such an extent that your body is forced to burn fat…

    • The Benefits of Bone Broth for those with Arthritis

      The benefits of bone broth for osteoarthritis include helping collagen in the joints

      The benefits of bone broth are lauded as almost magical by leading nutritionists. Here you can find out the most important facts about why bone broth has become the latest buzz recipe.  What is bone broth? Bone broth is made by brewing the bones, joints, and the connective tissues of either beef, chicken or fish to create a liquid broth. Nutritionists recommend that you drink this wholesome broth to gain from the various health benefits. The smell of a wonderfully prepared bouillon or stock soup makes everyone feel cozy and homely. Bone broth can be enjoyed any time of the…

    • Foods Rich in Collagen

      The 7 best foods rich in collagen to improve your joint and skin health  There are plenty of healthy foods, rich in collagen which can provide the right nutrients and supplementation which enable your body to maintain healthy joints and youthful glowing skin. We have a list of the best foods rich in collagen, which will help you to achieve these goals. Wrinkles and joint aches Unfortunately, your body’s collagen production decreases and slows down, as you get older. As a result of less collagen being produced as one ages, not only do fine lines and wrinkles appear on your face and skin, but joint…

    • What is the catch with Turmeric?

      Surely the health benefits of turmeric cannot be that good? Or can they? There must surely be some negative side effects? But perhaps there is a good reason that this ancient spice is known as the “shiva” of all spices. Turmeric is commonly used in Indian and Asian dishes, giving their tasty curries and dishes a beautiful golden yellow colour, and has also been used in special ceremonies for centuries. Turmeric is actually related to the ginger family, and is the yellow powder, ground from the root of the turmeric plant. The active compounds, which are responsible for the health…

    • 7 Superfoods for Healthy Joints

      You may have heard that there are foods to avoid if you have arthritis. But did you know that some foods are good for arthritis, and can in fact help reduce your symptoms? It has long been proven that the foods you eat can assist in keeping your joints and bones strong and healthy. Here are 7 healthy foods, good for arthritis   It is not only important to avoid foods which make arthritis symptoms worse. You will also see an improvement in your pain and inflammation if you start including more good foods for arthritis in your diet. The aim of…

    • Microbiomes and Joint Pain

      Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disorder that affects more than 31 million US citizens. If you are looking for a natural treatment of arthritis, part of the answer to this huge problem, may be in your gut health  Science is in search of a natural treatment for arthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is usually referred to as the “wear and tear” arthritis. OA is the gradual deterioration of the joint cartilage in one or more joints.  When the cartilage – which provides protection to the bones, cushioning, and  friction free movement – is completely gone, there most often remains nothing to do but to replace the whole joint, according to Michael Zuscik, Ph.D., an associate professor of orthopaedics in…

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