Dealing With Knee Pain? These Foods Can Make It Better Or Worse

Worst: Cooking Oil Has Too Much Omega-6

Someone who is dealing with chronic knee pain needs to stay away from foods with omega-6 fatty acids.

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These can be found in most cooking oils such as corn, vegetable, and peanut, but can also be an ingredient in salad dressing or mayonnaise. Omega-6 can boost the number of inflammatory chemicals in the body.