Optimal Joint Nutrition

Optimal Joint Nutrition

Do’s and Don’ts for optimal Joint Nutrition-


Of all the body parts that need attention and care, joint health is always ignored and overlooked- despite being the most important. Our joints play a vital role in our movements, they enable us to move, bend, stretch, walk and so much more. These activities include our day-to-day chores which could be impossible without our joints. Women are more prone to joint pain and discomfort especially as they grow old.  Here are some do’s and don’ts for happy joints-
1. Exercise:
Dos- Having weak muscles makes a serious impact on our joints. Exercise can help the leg muscles to get stronger and more flexible. Exercises that focus on quadriceps, hamstrings and the calves should be done.
Donts- Avoid exercises like sprints, box jumps, jumping rope and running. These exercises put pressure on the joint and increase joint pain.
2. Diet:
Dos- Healthy Fats, Whole foods, Green leafy vegetables, low- starch veggies, fresh fruits and berries can reduce your pain and inflammation.
Donts- Carbohydrates, Sugar, Processed foods, oily or junk food in addition to chemical additives and preservatives can worsen your joint pain.
3. Adapt Healthier habits:
Dos- Increase the intake of Vitamin D and Calcium. These two nutrients that are required for healthy bones. Vitamin D is needed for calcium absorption while Calcium is responsible for bone density and strength.
Donts- Quitting your bad habits like smoking or drinking can help you to a very great extent. Most people do not know that these habits are associated with diseases like osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and increases the risk of tendonitis or bursitis.
The good news is that doing these simple things can prevent and reduce knee pain. Start them today! For any questions or queries call on-  9653415034 or visit: www.shoulderandkneeclinic.com

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