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Two Simple Diet Tips for healthy Hip & Knee | Dr Niraj Vora


Here are the 2 simple diet tips for optimal knee and hip health. By Dr. Niraj Vora, an orthopaedic surgeon specialized in joint replacement surgery in Mumbai. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Two Simple Diet Tips for healthy Hip & Knee | Dr Niraj Vora

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Two Simple Diet Tips for Healthy Hip Knee
  • Hip and Knee joints are the two most important
    joints that bear the full body weight while also
    helping us with all our physical movements. So
    naturally, these two joints are most predisposed
    to pain due wear and tear of overuse which
    catch-up with us in the older age in the form of
  • Being one of the most common causes of pain in
    hip and knee, arthritis is a progressive
    condition that worsens over time increasing the
    pain and decreasing the range of motion
    ultimately leading to hip replacement or knee
    replacement if proper treatment is not
    available.However, the best thing you can do to
    improve your hip and knee health is to follow a
    proper exercise regimen and top it-off by making
    healthy diet choices, according to joint
    replacement surgeons.

Impact of Diet on Hip Knee
  • Taking special care of your diet can help you
    improve your general health, sure. But making
    healthy food choices improve medical conditions
    like arthritis? We say yes.
  • Consuming the right foods with nutrients that
    alleviate pain and reduce inflammation is found
    to help reduce the incidence of arthritis
    especially in the hip the knee, the most common
    victims. Mediterranean diet, according to
    researchers is considered the best diet to help
    improve the knee and joint health and longevity.
    Does that mean you completely revamp your food
    habits to reap the benefits of the Mediterranean
    diet? Not really.

Two Simple Diet Tips for Healthy Hip Knee
  • Here are the 2 simple diet tips you can
    incorporate into your daily life for optimal knee
    and hip health
  • Make fish a regular in your diet
  • Dont miss the fruits and veggies

Make fish a regular in your diet
  • As one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory
    nutrients available in the market, Omega-3 fatty
    acids reduce the production of inflammatory
    molecules to resolve the chronic inflammation in
    the body. If you have to make just one change to
    drastically improve your diet to help your hip
    and knee condition then consume at least 2
    servings of fish per week.
  • Being the most efficient of Omega-3 fatty acids,
    Fish are easily available and are also
    affordable. If you are unable to procure fish or
    not accustomed to eating fish, you can also make
    use of Omega-3 supplements available in the

Dont miss the fruits and veggies 
  • Antioxidants help our body in preventing
    unnecessary inflammatory responses which could
    negatively impact the body in the long run. And
    fruits and vegetables are your best bet for the
    intake of the antioxidants. Below is the list of
    antioxidants are food sources you can add it to
    your diet
  • Vitamin C Citrus fruits, Tomatoes, Guavas,
    Papaya Peppers.
  • Vitamin E Spinach, Olive oil, Almonds, Avocado.
  • Vitamin K Cruciferous vegetables (Spinach,
    Cabbage, Broccoli)
  • Zinc Nuts, Meat Cereals.
  • Carotenoids Sweet potatoes, Carrots, Tomatoes,
  • Polyphenols Onions, Grapes, Coffees, Wine
    Spices Curcumin.

  • Having a rich diet filled with omega-3 fatty
    acids in fish and antioxidants in the above foods
    can help you reduce the inflammation leading to
    better joint health. However, if you are havent
    been able to follow a proper diet and have been
    suffering from hip or knee pain, you could
    benefit from Dr. Niraj Vora, todays advanced
    joint treatment procedures of expert Hip
    replacement and knee replacement surgeon.

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