10 Foods to avoid muscle cramp
Painful and extremely uncomfortable, cramps are, by definition, the involuntary contraction of a skeletal muscle that has its contracting and relaxing action performed through willpower, that is, voluntarily. "When it arises, it is a sign of some deficiency," explains the physiologist of Unifesp Raul Santo. To prevent discomfort, simple measures like stretching and a balanced diet are critical.
Foods That Prevent Cramps
To prevent cramps, it is important to consume foods rich in potassium, magnesium, and calcium, such as dark green vegetables. Another way to avoid it is to be well hydrated and take tonic water, which has quinine, a substance that helps to decrease cramps. See other foods:
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There is no remedy for cramping in sports except following the general rules of good conditioning and a healthy lifestyle. Respect your limits and be happy!
Native Asian vegetable, ginger is a tuberous root used in both cooking and medicine. The plant assumes multiple therapeutic benefits: it has a bactericidal action, it is detoxifying and even improves the performance of the digestive, respiratory and circulatory system. Ginger is also a recognized thermogenic food, which may be able to accelerate metabolism and favor the burning of body fat.
A balanced diet consists of food diversity. One of the basic principles of human nutrition is to provide the individual with a varied diet in color, textures and all available nutrients in balanced amounts. Currently we are bombarded with fad diets, these are becoming more restrictive, and the worst , being carried out by physical activity practitioners who seek incessantly an aesthetic improvement.