Easy Ways to Protect Your Joints

Developing good joint health habits are important to protect your mobility and comfort. You may not even realize that some natural everyday habits you have could cause joint pain. Try these six daily habits for joint health.

Daily Habits for Joint Health
stop overeating to protect your joints

STOP OVEREATING
Every pound of excess weight puts about 4 pounds of extra stress and pressure on the knees.¹

keep moving to keep joints healthy

GET MOVING
A sedentary lifestyle can cause joint stiffness—the average American watches 5 hours of television each day.²

get in the habit of getting enough vitamin c

SEIZE VITAMIN C
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that protects cells from free radicals; it maintains collagen and connective tissue.³

low impact exercises for joint health

GO LOW IMPACT
Avoid workouts that put pounding pressure on joints. Try low impact exercises like biking or swimming instead.4

bad habit for joint health - smoking

STOP SMOKING
Bones and joints work together, so protect them, too. The more you smoke, the greater the risk of fracture as you age.5

sunglasses for eye health

EAT MORE VEGGIES
Dark, leafy greens are rich in fiber, iron and vitamins A, B, C, E, and K which support healthy inflammation.4

Article Sources
1. Arthrtis Today: Obestity
2. Nielsen
3. Arthritis Today: Vitamin C
4. Arthritis Today: Joint Health
5. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.

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