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DESCRIPTION: Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners.

How about improving athletic performance more directly? See my video series on performance-enhancing vegetables described in my blog Using Greens to Improve Athletic Performance (

What about reducing the immediate burning sensation during strenuous exercise? See my last video Reducing Muscle Fatigue with Citrus (

Mushrooms (Boosting Immunity While Reducing Inflammation,, nuts (Fighting Inflammation in a Nut Shell,, and purple potatoes (Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes, may also reduce inflammation (along with plant foods in general, see Anti-Inflammatory Antioxidants,, and Aspirin Levels in Plant Foods, They may reduce it so much so that plant-based diets can be used to treat inflammatory conditions. See, for example, Dietary Treatment of Crohn’s Disease (, Diet & Rheumatoid Arthritis (, and Potassium and Autoimmune Disease ( Animal products on the other hand (paw?), may increase inflammation through a variety of mechanisms, including endotoxins (How Does Meat Cause Inflammation?,, arachidonic acid (Chicken, Eggs, and Inflammation,, and Neu5Gc (The Inflammatory Meat Molecule Neu5Gc,

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