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    avocado soy
    Scott Zashin, MD posted:
    Has anyone used this supplement to help with osteoarthritis pain? If so, what is your opinion on its effectiveness?
    suprememommy responded:
    I find less pain and inflammation when I regularly eat fresh avacados, as well as hot peppers (capsaisin). I haven't tried soy regularly, but I intend to now!
    Scott Zashin, MD replied to suprememommy's response:
    Actually the product, Avocado Soybean Unsaponifiables (ASU) is a natural vegetable extract made from the oils of avocado and soybean.While both avocado and soy have many health benefits, you will not be able to obtain enough of the oil to see a benefit in your osteoarthritis symptoms.. The unsaponifiable part is isolated from a tiny portion of the oil. By the way , unsaponifiable comes from the word describing an oil fraction that is unable to form soap. There are numerous studies showing that this product may help OA pain, but be patient as it may take up to three months to see benefit. For more information on this natural treatment and others, consider reading my book, Natural Arthritis Treatment.You can download it for free at the web address

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