Minimize Soreness With Anti-Inflammatory Foods
These foods possess properties that help reduce inflammation and soreness:
- Omega-3’s: salmon, sardines, walnuts, ground flaxseed
- Vitamin C: broccoli, Brussels sprouts, bell pepper, citrus fruit
- Carotenoids: sweet potato, carrots, pumpkin, spinach, kale
- Anthocyanins: berries, cherries, purple/red grapes
- Quercetin: apples, onions, tomatoes, deep colored lettuce, apricots
- Ginger and turmeric – sprinkle into tuna salad, stir fries, soups, and curries; steep to make a tea; or add to smoothies.