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Blueberries for muscle pain?

Nature's only blue food may be good for more than pies. Antioxidant-rich blueberry extracts show promise in protecting muscles from the damaging effects of excessive exercise, according to a study published in published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research. The compounds that may be to thank: malvidin galactoside and malvidin glucoside, which you might soon find in functional foods and sports supplements, according to researchers.

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