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Eat Oranges for Good Health

Eat Oranges for Good Health

Oranges give you vitamin C, vitamin B, potassium, they are essential for your muscles, skin and bones, aplenty with antioxidants, they enable you to recover faster after a workout… High in Vitamin C 1/10 Depending on the orange and the variety, you can get about 70% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin C in …

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The Best Foods to Eat to Replenish Electrolytes

These fruits, veggies, dairy, and whole grains can provide the nutrients your body needs without the added sugar you don’t want. By HOLLIS TEMPLETON in Runner’s World Most of us can get away with gulping water after a workout, but some—those of us training for fall marathons or just running over an hour in humidity—need to …

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The Art of Recovery: Part I

“…to recover you should drink till you pee clear… After sessions, I usually aim to have a quickly digested protein such as a good whey protein in 600ml of water, then 600ml of sports drinks (sports drinks usually contain glucose which is rapidly converted to muscle glycogen and electrolytes) and then water until I am fully …

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Tips for Day-to-Day Diarrhea Relief

1/17 Start Your Day With Probiotics These good bacteria help rebalance the flora in your digestive tract. They’re the “live cultures” in fermented foods like yogurt and kefir, good choices even for many people with lactose intolerance. (Probiotics also come in supplement form if all dairy is off-limits.) Thick Greek-style yogurt will give you double …

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14 Best Foods to Fight Muscle Cramps

1/16 Eat to Beat Them Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes. One way to stop cramps is to stretch or massage your muscles and to eat enough of these key nutrients: potassium, sodium, …

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12 Power Foods to Eat Before and After Exercise

12 Power Foods to Eat Before and After Exercise

The right foods before and after a workout can help boost your results. Learn which ones are best, and which ones to avoid. 1/18 Power Up Like a car uses gas, your body burns carbohydrates for fuel. They give you the energy to power through that jog or fitness class. When you’re done, refueling with …

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How Much Water Should You Drink?

You should drink at least eight glasses of water per day? There’s no evidence to back that up. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men get about 125 ounces of water daily and that women get 91 ounces, but that includes water from all foods and beverages. Most people get enough hydration unless they’re exposed …

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