Pomegranate Juice Consumption and Arthritis

The effect of pomegranate juice on clinical signs, matrix metalloproteinases and antioxidant status in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Nasrin Ghoochani; Majid Karandish, PhD; Karim Mowla, MD; et al.Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. October 2016; 96(13): 4377-4381.

Key Findings: Research shows that pomegranate juice may help adults to improve physical function and stiffness, decrease breakdown cartilage enzymes and increase antioxidant status. The reduction of arthritis symptoms might be due to the presence of the anti-inflammatory compounds, polyphenols.

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