Nutrition is not only important for maintaining a healthy heart, but it’s also essential for healthy legs. A great way to support each other on the path to obtaining lower limbs in peak condition is to make nutritious meals together. Consider incorporating the following food and drink items into your daily meals.
- Broccoli: Do you or your partner get leg cramps at night? The magnesium found in this veggie can help you guys drift peacefully to sleep.
- Fiber-Rich Foods: Items such as whole wheat breads, baked potatoes, beans, brown rice, and oatmeal have been shown to prevent constipation, which ultimately decreases the flow of blood back from your limbs.
- Citrus Fruits: Fruits that are loaded in vitamin C like oranges, grapefruit, and kiwi are great for fighting leg problems as they help make collagen and elastin, which are two connective tissues that our bodies use to repair and maintain veins