April 1997 Issue
Eating foods rich in antioxidants like vitamin C may reduce cartilage loss and slow the progression of osteoarthritis, according to a Boston University study of 640 men and women. In the study, those with moderate to high intakes of vitamin C (two or more times the Daily Value) were only one-third as likely to experience a worsening of osteoarthritis of the knee compared to those with lower intakes of C (up to
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