Juice for Arthritis

Posted: November 8, 2014 in Juicing
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Recipe: Carrot 6 + Celery 3 oz + Pineapple 3 oz + Lemon 1 oz

Explanation: Fresh pineapple contains bromelain (enzyme) which works as a natural anti-inflammatory substance for swollen and painful joints.

German scientists conducted a study comparing arthritis treatments: Bromelain supplements vs. Diclofenac (Voltaren, a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medication).  Bromelain was as effective in reducing pain and inflammation as the medication, but without harmful side effects.

Source: Clinical Drug Investigation 2000; 19(1):15-23 KleinG, Kullich W. Short-term treatment of painful osteoarthritis of the knee with oral enzymes.


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