Green Smoothie for Joint Stiffness

Video by Dr. Antonio Flaquer

Do you ever wake up in the morning feeling stiff from maybe a hard day at work from the day before, or maybe even a hard workout you previously had? Well one of the easiest ways to make sure your joints maintain it’s natural fluidity is by having a green smoothie implemented into your daily diets, but more importantly making sure you are taking your omega’s and probiotics. Now, the probiotic is more so for your gut health and making sure you maintain a healthy immunity but the omega’s are the big kicker in making sure your joints stay fluid but not only that they decrease our overall inflammation in our bodies which then reduces our pain. All of these ingredients within this green smoothie are major antioxidants which are big with decreasing inflammation/pain. Making sure that you are putting in the proper nutrition throughout your daily diets helps with your energy levels and your immunity as well. This green smoothie mentally allows you feel energized which in turn gives you that sudden feeling of being able to do the things you’ve wanted to do such as walking again or running pain free. Green smoothies are not just good for your physical and mental health, they are essential for us to live a better quality of life. You should always make sure you are getting the proper nutrients throughout your daily diets in order to live the life you want, but more importantly the life you deserve. Here is some information about the health benefits of omegas and what they have to offer.


“The results of the present meta-analysis support the hypothesis that ω-3 PUFA supplementation improves pain outcomes after three months, particularly with respect to patient assessed pain, duration of morning stiffness, number of painful and/or tender joints, and NSAID consumption.”

  • Handful of organic frozen spinach
  • Handful of organic frozen mangos
  • 1 frozen banana (cut in half)
  • Handful of almonds
  • 2 capsules of Omega A-D
  • 1 capsule of probiotics



Goldberg, R. J., & Katz, J. (2007). A meta-analysis of the analgesic effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for inflammatory joint pain. Pain, 129(1), 210–223.

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