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Eat This Not That to Help with Knee Arthritis

Sticking to the Right Foods Can Have a Big Impact on Your Knees

Imagine if you could eat your way to better knees. Well, in a way, you can. While there is no definitive “arthritis diet” (and foods that affect one person may not affect another), studies have shown maintaining a healthy diet—with less processed, sugary and fried foods and more fruits and vegetables—can help reduce inflammation and painful knee flare-ups. More important, it can help you achieve a healthy weight, which puts less pressure—and pain—on the knees. Here are some foods that have been found to help, and some that may even hurt.

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