Fixing osteoarthritis with diet and exercise

Osteoarthritis is not simply a ‘wear and tear disease’ and can potentially be prevented with a good diet and regular exercise, according to an expert review.

A team of international researchers led by the UK’s University of Surrey report they have identified a crucial link between metabolism and osteoarthritis.

Professor Ali Mobasheri, a professor of musculoskeletal physiology, explains that metabolic changes, caused by a poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle, trigger the genetic reprogramming of cells in the body and joints.

Such metabolic