Nutrition is probably one of the most widely misunderstood areas of our lives. It’s this confusion that leads us to experiment with fad diets, take weight loss pills, and read blog posts like this one (thanks for joining us). However, the uncertainty surrounding nutrition and weight loss is nothing new. Much of the advice that we base our eating habits on comes from decades-old misinformation.
As we age, some older adults will develop osteoarthritis, which is typically a biologically-mediated inflammatory process that can riddle the knee joints with pain. Pain is a signal to the body. We feel pain when something is amiss, giving us the awareness necessary to correct the issue. So, in the case of osteoarthritis, what are our bodies signaling us to do?