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Which vegetables contain vitamins that help with joint flexibility and pain?

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Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Almost all: Fresh fruits and vegetables, if eaten or juiced, are so full a phytonutrients, which are vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, that are important in lowering the body's oxidative stress. An apple has 6 mgs of vitamin c, but with the 12, 000 other phytonutrients, gives more antioxidant protection than eating 1500 mgs of synthetic vitamin c.

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