4 Food's to Soothe Sore Muscles

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Ginger and gingerol s
Ginger is rich in inflammation-fighting compounds, such as gingerol's, which may reduce the aches of osteoarthritis and soothe sore muscles . In a ... more 
Photo by: MediaTest Blogger
Ginger and gingerol s
Ginger is rich in inflammation-fighting compounds, such as gingerol's, which may reduce the aches of osteoarthritis and soothe sore muscles . In a recent study, people who took ginger capsules daily for 11 days reported 25 percent less muscle pain when they performed exercises designed to strain their muscles (compared with a similar group taking placebo capsules). Another study found that ginger-extract injections helped relieve osteoarthritis pain of the knee. less 
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Tue, Jan 31, 2012 1:16 AM EST
If you've been exercising more, you may be suffering from the aches and pains of having overdone it at the gym. I've been there. Making sure your workout is challenging without overdoing it is one way to prevent muscle soreness. But research also points to some foods and beverages that can help ward off and minimize exercise-related muscle soreness, which we've reported on in EatingWell Magazine.