|Nov 12, 2012, 07:07 AM|
Soft Drinks May Play a Role in Knee Osteoarthritis
This has nothing to do with everyone new obsession of maximizing their quads as they try to not break anything but I found this recent report important for every guy.
Sugary soft drink consumption contributes not only to weight gain, but also may play a role in the progression of knee osteoarthritis, especially in men, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Knee osteoarthritis is caused by cartilage breakdown in the knee joint. Factors that increase the risk of knee osteoarthritis include obesity, age, prior injury to the knee, extreme stress to the joints, and family history. In 2005, 27 million Americans suffered from osteoarthritis, and one in two people will have symptomatic knee arthritis by age 85.
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