Top Nutrition Tips for Marathon Runners

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: 

  • 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