Broccoli may trump your genetics when it comes to your chances of getting arthritis

What your post code is and whether you fancy a few florets of broccoli for dinner may trump your genetics when it comes to your chances of getting arthritis.

Lifestyle traits, including smoking and other environmental factors, could help trigger the onset of arthritis by affecting the biological mechanisms associated with the disease, according to Arthritis Ireland/UCD chair of rheumatology, Prof Gerry Wilson.

His comments come as British research published in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism finds a substance found in broccoli could prevent the progress of osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis.

Read the full, original story here: Broccoli may trump your genetics when it comes to your chances of getting arthritis

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