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Nutrition

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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337906371

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15th Edition
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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337906371
Chapter 14, Problem 13SC
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Nutrition does not seem to play a role in the causation of osteoarthritis.

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Summary Introduction

Introduction:

Osteoarthritis is a medical condition caused due to cartilage degeneration and it results in the inflammation of the joints. It is a long-lasting disorder, which is characterized by pain and stiffness in the joints.

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Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis which is caused by inflammation, breakage, and loss of cartilage in the joints. It is caused when the cartilage that helps to connect bones together becomes rough. The bones rub along each other.

It is caused due to certain factors such as obesity, several joint injuries that increase the risk of osteoarthritis, the age factor. With the increase in age, the risk of osteoarthritis increases...

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