The Benefits of Fish
Salmon, mackerel and sardines help prevent inflamed tendons, ligaments and joints, thanks to the high content of Omega 3. physical activity , especially if repeated, may cause many repetitive microtraumas to the muscleskeletal system. To reduce the damage associated with them, it is important to reduce the inflammation that results during physical activity. The Omega 3 in fish are powerful anti-inflammatories! Oleocanthal, found in extra virgin olive oil (especially if freshly made), and polyphenols in fruits and vegetables all possess similar anti-inflammatory characteristics. All this contrasts with the arachidonic acid content, found in cold cut meat, meat rich in fat and egg yolk, which often promotes inflammation.