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you could relieve back pain by eating circulation-boosting grapes.  “Your back’s shock-absorbing disks depend on nearby blood vessels to bring healing nutrients and oxygen, so improving blood flow is a great way to speed healing of damaged tissue,” says Dr. Sinel.  And a recent study published in the journal Vascular Pharmacology suggests just eating a heaping cup of grapes daily can relax blood vessels, significantly increasing blood flow to damages back tissue.

Another proven circulation booster – avoid cigarette smoke which tightens arteries.
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