Reduce Injury with…Food?

Anti-inflammatory foods can help reduce stiffness, swelling, and joint pain and speed your recovery after a workout. Many also offer nutrients that help improve joint flexibility and promote muscle repair.

Turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory agent that is also high in antioxidants. Use this spice to reduce joint and muscle pain.

Pineapple is high in the antioxidant vitamin C and also contains bromelain, an enzyme known to reduce swelling, bruising, and muscle pain.

Salmon contains Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids which help improve joint flexibility and muscle repair.

Garlic’s high sulfur content actually stops inflammation before it starts! Add garlic to your cooking or rub garlic oil on affected areas to reduce inflammation and reap its many other benefits.

The list goes on! Try these other food options to assist you with inflammation.

Bok choy
Brussel sprouts
Mustard greens
Nuts, seeds, wheat germ, oats
Grass fed beef
Free run eggs
Natural yogurt
Raw honey



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