A low-carb diet may help relieve symptoms of knee osteoarthritis

There is currently no cure for knee osteoarthritis, which can cause joint swelling, stiffness, and even severe pain. Doctors often prescribe pain relievers, such as acetaminophen, opioids, or non-steroidal drugs, to help alleviate symptoms. Knee replacement surgery is also an option

A low-carb diet may help relieve symptoms of knee osteoarthritisHowever, these treatments are either invasive or could cause a range of unwanted side effects. This is why researchers have decided to investigate whether dietary interventions could relieve some symptoms and signs of knee osteoarthritis. A randomised controlled study finds that a diet low in carbs can relieve pain for people who have knee osteoarthritis. […]