India, Feb. 11 -- If you are above 45 years of age, overweight and unable to walk due to knee joint pain, the best way to defeat it, is to lose weight. However, as you grow older, the effect of wear and tear could be seen in any of your joints. This painful degenerative joint disease is also known as Osteoarthritis.

This disease develops slowly over the years. About 2 to 3% of the people may have Osteoarthritis under the age of 40 years but almost 40% of the people above the age of 50 are affected by it. Women are more likely victims after the age of 50.

Eating a healthy diet and taking supplements may not cure you completely but it can definitely reduce the pain and prevent further damage. What we choose to put into our bodies can eithe...