Bruises and Natural Foods!

If you start pole dancing there is almost a 100% chance you are going to get bruised! Either from hitting the pole too hard, or trying to squeeze the pole for dear life! As time goes on your technique will improve so as not to bruise so easily, but regardless it happens to the best of us.

Did you know you can help your body prevent bruising and help with the healing with some healthy foods.

Some anti-bruising nutrients  are vitamin C and vitamin K.

#1:  Blueberries

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Blueberries are full of flavonoids and vitamin C which help form collagen, a key structural component of the skin. The flavonoids in blueberries also help strengthen the walls of capillaries weakened by bruises.  Also a are a good source of vitamin E.

#2:  Cabbage

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Cabbage is a bruise-healing food! Loaded  with vitamin K and vitamin C. Raw, grated cabbage makes a great anti-bruising salads, but you can also use cabbage topically to heal bruises (break the ridges of a few cabbage leaves, dip them into hot water, and apply to the bruises).

#3:  Watercress

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Watercress is a superhero food! Loaded with vitamin K and vitamin C. Watercress is great in salads and also it makes a great soup! Full of nutrition.

 

Do you have a natural solution you use to help with bruising?

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