Diet should be low in fat, protein and salt.
Avoid milk & buttermilk.
Avoid coffee, tea, alcohol, smoking & processed foods.
Weight reduction is mandatory for overweight people.
Take plenty of citrus fruits, fruit juices, fruits, vegetables & salads.
A golden rule: To be followed religiously with all types of treatments – exercise the affected joint every day. The exercise goes a long way in helping movement, mobility of the joint and also in reducing pain.