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10 Foods That Are Good to Eat After Running


Lots of fruits are satisfying after a run. They're sweet, juicy, cold (if you keep them refrigerated, of course) and not upsetting to your stomach. Haskins is a fan of grapes and blueberries. Wardian opts for oranges, apples or raisins. He, like Haskins, tends to mix his in with some yogurt [sources: Haskins; Wardian].

Many fruits, like oranges, also contain fiber, which will help them make you feel full. When few other foods are welcome because you're hot and tired, fruit can do the trick. There are many added benefits of eating fruit, too. The antioxidants in dark-colored fruits like blueberries may, in fact, prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease and cancer [source: Applegate].