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Five Best (and Worst) Foods for your Joints

Five Best (and Worst) Foods for your Joints

by Yenny (SU)
They say never go shopping on an empty stomach. But what about shopping on a bum knee, sore shoulder, or painful hip? While there are foods that may satisfy your sweet or salty cravings, maybe your joints are craving some nourishment as well! Here are the five best foods for your joints (and the five worst) for next time you head to the supermarket.

5 Tips for Healthy Joints

5 Tips for Healthy Joints

by Shearly (SU)
The joints of your body are the place where bones meet, creating the possibility of movement. Our hips, knees, shoulders, wrists, and fingers are examples of movable joints where healthy cartilage allows the bones to slide back and forth, creating smooth movement. Ligaments are the strong bands that hold the bones together. Injury and pain can occur if there is a problem with the bone, ligament, cartilage or fluid within the joint. Traumatic injury or constant stress on your joints can eventually lead to osteoarthritis and chronic pain. This is why it is critical that you protect your joints throughout your life. Here are 5 simple tips to maintain healthy joints.