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10 Foods to avoid muscle cramp

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:

Sunflower seeds roasted

  • Avocado
  • Almonds
  • Spinach
  • Potato
  • Beet
  • Banana
  • Broccoli
  • Celery
  • Arugula
  • Recommendations

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!


They want to change food labels: know the new options

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PURE study: high-fat diets were better than carbohydrate

PURE study: high-fat diets were better than carbohydrate

What do they have in common? These are hypothesis-forming studies. And this needs to be explained very clearly because they can not change anyone's life. Not at this time. The PURE study showed some things that we already imagined, as people with higher consumption of fruits and vegetables (400g per day) live longer.

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