5 Superfood To Get Relief From Knee Joint Pain and Depleting Knee Grease Problem

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In this article, we are going to understand the natural way to reduce joint pains. How to increase the strength of your joints, ways to increase the grease, that is, the synovial fluid in your cartilage. This all we will try to accomplish naturally by home remedies.

The prominent cause of your joint pain is the inflammation in the cartilage or the reduction of this grease that is the synovial fluid or could be the lack of the collagen.

Now let us understand what is this cartilage. Cartilage is present in the joints and it is like a cushion which reduces the friction between in the bones and also prevents the bone from rubbing against each other. But with increasing age, this cartilage also starts wearing out and then pain in the joints starts.

Now how can this cartilage be protected from all the wear and tear? And if you have already a worn cartilage, how you can repair it, how you can increase the grease that is the synovial fluid in your knee joints and that to all naturally.

As we said that the cartilage is present in a joint and it is actually located at the end of the bones in your joints. You can think it of a rubble like covering at the end of your bones which protects these bones from the wear, friction and any sort of the shocks. So that is why if this cartilage wears out or get damaged due to any reason then the pain starts occurring in the joints.

Now with cartilage it is important to understand that there is a protein that is known as collagen and it plays a very important role in the making of this cartilage. It provides the strength and elasticity to the cartilage. So for the smooth movement of your joints, collagen that is a protein is also required.

Now to increase this collagen naturally there are many ways. If you are non-vegetarian, you can go for fish, the salmon fish is very good. You can go for the chicken broth and if you want to do it by eating fruits then you can go for the citrus fruit like mosambi, oranges, Indian Gooseberry i.e. amla etc. They all will increase the production of collagen in the body.

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Actually your diet is directly related to the health of your cartilage and proportionally affects it. So if your diet is wrong, your cartilage can also wear out and if you improve your diet you add on some super foods, you can naturally strengthen this curtilage.

Let us now talk about some of the super foods that are really very beneficial for your cartilage.

The number one is as we have told, the citrus fruits. So you can eat oranges, mosambi, amla, lemon. Try to include these things in your diet because they are not only good in vitamin-C and thus they will be boosting your immunity but it will also help in the production of collagen.

Collagen is a protein that will help in building your cartilage and and collagen will ultimately make your cartilage strong and flexible. So the first was the citrus fruit.

Then comes the green leafy vegetable like spinach, fenugreek, amaranth etc. These green leafy vegetables are quite rich in vitamin-E and calcium and are essential for the protection of your cartilage. You must include them in your salad. If you are including them in the salad, you’re actually eating them raw and then you are getting the most of the nutrients out of them.

Next is the green tea. Green tea contains some antioxidant called Catechins that act as a productive shield for your cartilage. By drinking a cup full of green tea twice a day, you can protect your cartilage from getting damage and can also heal damaged or worn out cartilage to a great extent .

Apart from this, there is turmeric and ginger, they are also a great pain reliever as well as the joint pain and the cartilage repair can be done to a

great extent when you include them in your diet . You already know the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric and ginger and due to this only they will be curing your joint pain and the drying grease.

For this you can drink the turmeric milk. Add a pinch full of turmeric in the boiling milk and this is good to be drunk before going to the bed at night. The milk should not be very hot it should be warm enough to be drunk easily. This will give you a lot of relief in your join pains and also it will enhance the quality of your sleep.

Now using ginger also give you the equal effect. You can boil 2 to 3 inch long ginger in water. Keep it boiling for 5 minutes and then you can let it warm and drink after your meals. This is a great relief in your joint pain. This will not only alleviate the joint pain but also it is good for your digestion.

Next is to eat pomegranate. Pomegranate is very beneficial for your joints. We already know lot of benefits of pomegranate related to the iron deficiency and to building up the quality and the quantity of blood in our body but pomegranate also have anti-inflammatory properties that reduces the inflammation in your joints and help fight the oxidative stress.

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According to a research, drinking pomegranate juice can prevent damage to the cartilage and also has a property to repair the damaged cartilages.

Other than this omega-3 fatty acid that is found in good quantity in salmon fish, nuts and most of the seeds like flex seeds and chia seeds are also very good to be eaten to reduce this joint pain. Eating the food that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids will increase the lubrication inside your knees and apart from this you already get lot of nutrients, lot of minerals out of it.

chia flax seed

Now this is something that you can change in your diet and can strengthen your joint, make your joints flexible and make them less painful. Now the next step to alleviate this joint pain or to heal your cartilage problem is to go for the low impact exercise. Make sure that if you are a patient of arthritis then do not exercise and you need to seek the advice from your health care provider first.

But if you do not have the arthritis problem, the low impact exercise like swimming, walking, cycling, yoga they all are having very good results on the joint pain and the cartilage problem. Swimming is an exercise that gives your joint a workout that does not put too much stress on them due to the light resistance from the water.

Apart from this, if you want, you can do cycling. This is also a very low impact exercise. When you do cycling, your knees gets smooth movement. There is no shock or force etc . Finally if you want you can also do yoga. Yoga is really very good not only to calm you mentally but also it stretches your ligaments and tendons. Yoga will increase the blood circulation inside the joint, increases the flexibility and make your joints stronger.

Research tells us that when we do low impact exercise, our body produces synovial fluid. That is, it releases the grease found in the joint which lubricates our joint and also nourishes them. In this way these exercises not only make the joints flexible and strong but also protect the cartilage from from the damage.

So these were some of the tips. What change you can do in your diet, how you can do mild and low impact exercise to alleviate the joint pain, to strengthen and flex your joints. Hope you like this article. If you found it worthwhile kindly share this article for a broader reach. StayHappy | Stay Healthy

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