Walking is one of the most important function that a body has. Namely, body structure is based on joints. Knees are the most crucial ones as they allow the body to walk, run, jump, and have an upright posture.
Nonetheless, injures and wounds can occur in our lifetime thus weakening and damaging them. Likewise, as the body grows old knees start to weaken. They lose their natural lubrication, and as well as ligaments and tendons lose their flexibility.
Therefore, knees have to be kept strong and healthy as we need them for quick and sudden movements. This same applies to both tendons and ligaments, they need to be strong and flexible so that the body has the necessary support.
Diet is always crucial in maintaining our body, in this case, knees, ligaments and tendons. By consuming these powerful constituents: pineapple, cinnamon and oats, you will enhance your immune system and improve your lifestyle.
There is a perfect smoothie recipe consisted of the above mentioned ingredients that will provide you an abundance of vitamin C, silicon, magnesium and bromelain. They all have anti-inflammatory properties and can strongly reduce pain.
This smoothie recipe will restore the natural lubrication of your knees and strengthen their structure.
- 1 cup of instant oatmeal
- 250ml water
- 40 g honey
- 40 g almonds, crushed
- 2 cups of pineapple chunks
- 1 cup of fresh orange juice
- 7 g cinnamon
The oats have to be first cooked. Then put two cups of fresh orange juice and stir. Use a blender and add in it pineapple chunks, honey, almonds and cinnamon, and blend it until it becomes smooth. At the end of blending add the oatmeal and process until you get homogenous structure. You can add ice cubes if you desire to drink it cool.
Enjoy your smoothie, thus keeping your knees, ligaments and tendons strong and lubricated, which is a guarantee for a quality life.