3 Super Foods That keep Your Joints Happy

Looking to improve your mobility? Turns out the food you eat plays a huge role in the way your body moves. Ben Greenfield, author of Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health, & Life, lists the best foods to keep joints, tendons, and ligaments happy.


Ginger.
Next time you're in pain, try adding ginger into your smoothie, soups, stews, or stir-fries. It has been shown to be just as effective at reducing joint pain as ibuprofen!


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Fish.
A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids (such those found in the right fish) and low in omega-6 fatty acids (such as those found in vegetable oils) can help with stiff, tender, or swollen joints and joint pain while increasing blood flow to the joints during exercise.


Antioxidants.
Next time you go to the grocery store, stock up blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, purple grapes, pomegranates, currants, purple cabbage, kale, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and yams.
These foods contain the highest amounts of inflammation-reducing polyphenols and antioxidants in the plant world, proven to increase cell-wall elasticity and joint mobility.

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