The consumption of sesame seeds seems to influence arthritis management in knees better than conventional treatments..
Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease – and research has shown, not only are doctors in the USA shying away from drugs as a form of treatment, they are getting better results by far with diet therapies. Typical medices include anti-inflammatory drugs.
Now research from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences,showed that eating sesame seeds is actulally better for you than NSAIDS like tylenol. The research was published in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.
For two months, twenty five people took 40 gms of powdered sesame seeds per day, while a matched sample took 500 mgs of Tylenol and 500 mgs of glucosamine.
Sesame seeds are known to contain quite high levels of the mineral copper, which is known to be effective against arthritis.