Top Nutrition Tips for Marathon Runners - Minimize Soreness With Anti-Inflammatory Foods

These tips are specifically designed to improve your marathon, as well as your training and recovery.

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Minimize Soreness With Anti-Inflammatory Foods
These foods possess properties that help reduce inflammation and soreness: salmon, sardines, walnuts, and ground flaxseed (all great sources of omega 3's); broccoli, Brussels sprouts, bell pepper, and citrus fruits (which all contain vitamin C); sweet potato, carrots, pumpkin, spinach, and kale (all sources of carotenoids); berries, cherries, and purple/red grapes (rich in anthocyanins); apples, onions, tomatoes, deep colored lettuce, and apricots (sources of quercetin) and grated ginger, which you can try adding to stir-fries, curries, soups, and sautéed vegetables.