CHERRIES – rich in antioxidants which help reduce oxidative stress and fight free radicals in the body.
SALMON – contains omega-3 fatty acids, specifically EHA and DHA, which help protect cell structure and fight tissue degradation. Salmon is an excellent source of protein, which is key for repairing muscle tissue and reducing muscle breakdown after exercise.
EGGS – are a complete source of protein, meaning they contain all 9 essential amino acids. Eggs can help prevent muscle breakdown and aid in recovery of damaged muscles by providing important amino acids.
TUMERIC – has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties to help relieve pain from swelling or inflammation. The main active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin.
LEAFY GREENS – are extremely nutrient-dense plants packed with a variety of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Spinach contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid, iron, calcium, magnesium, which help relieve oxidative stress in the body.
WATERMELON – contains an amino acid, L-citrulline, which plays a role in the removal of ammonia, a byproduct of anaerobic and aerobic exercise. Watermelon helps this process and has been used to help with muscle soreness during prolonged endurance training.