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A Proactive Way to Support Your Joints

Dear Dr.Kim

What can I take to support my joints? I have joined a running club and want to make sure that I am doing the right things

M.P. Victoria


Dear M.P.

Good for you for taking a proactive approach. There are several nutrition habits you can adopt and many supplements you can deploy to support your joints.

Focus on a nutrition plan that is rich in vegetables, fruit, clean proteins (hormone and anti-biotic free), and fish. Vegetables and fruits are mineral-rich and tend to have a relatively alkalinizing impact on body health. This tendency towards relative alkalinity is protective of joints and quells inflammation. Consider that vegetables and fruits come in a rainbow of colours –green, blue, purple, red, orange, yellow, and white. Do your best to bring these colours into your daily routine and you will be providing a variety of nutrients to assist good health. Additionally papaya, pineapple,