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How does vitamin C help manage knee osteoarthritis (OA)?

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A key element for joint health, vitamin C helps build collagen and connective tissue. A lot of tasty foods can give you this nutrient. Try citrus fruits, red peppers, strawberries, broccoli, cabbage, and kale. Aim for the recommended amount of 75 milligrams a day for women or 90 milligrams a day for men.

From: Healthy Eating for Knee Osteoarthritis WebMD Medical Reference

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Arthritis Foundation.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 12, 2018

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Arthritis Foundation.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Reviewed by David Zelman on December 12, 2018

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