Avocado may be considered a functional food for the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis, some scientists suggested.
Avocado is commercially valuable fruit cultivated in tropical climates throughout the world.
The fruit is a green-skinned, pear-shaped fruit that ripens after harvesting and native to the Caribbean, Mexico, South America, and Central America, belonging to the flowering plant family Lauraceae.
Osteoarthritis is a group of diseases involved progressive denegation of joints, including articular cartilage and subchondral bone.
According to the statistic, osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disorder in the US, affecting over 10% men and 13% in women aged 60 years or older. The disease can also affect the younger population, after a traumatic injury.
The doses per day in the 4 studies are in the range between 300 mg and with 600 mg.
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(1) Avocado-soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) for osteoarthritis - a systematic review by Ernst E.(PubMed)
(2) Symptomatic efficacy of avocado-soybean unsaponifiables (ASU) in osteoarthritis (OA) patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials by Christensen R1, Bartels EM, Astrup A, Bliddal H.(PubMed)
(3) Structural effect of avocado/soybean unsaponifiables on joint space loss in osteoarthritis of the hip by Lequesne M1, Maheu E, Cadet C, Dreiser RL. (PubMed)
(4) Mechanical causes of osteoarthritis in young adults by Hofmann S, Tschauner Ch, Graf R.(PubMed)
(5) The etiology of primary femoroacetabular impingement: genetics or acquired deformity? by Jonathan D. Packer and Marc R. Safran. (PMC)