Posts Tagged ‘free radicals’
We’ve all heard the old adage: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” And as much as that seemslike an old wives’ tale, there just might be some truth to this claim. See, apples – along with onions, berries, grains, and even red wine – are rich in a substance that may indeed keep the doctor away. Well, at least if you suffer from certain conditions. And while you may not want to eat a bushel of apples (or onions, for that matter) every day, you can find this substance in supplement form, too.
Continue reading Eat THIS to Keep the Doctor Away
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Tags: allergies, Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, blood pressure, cancer, free radicals, heart disease, high blood pressure, histamine, hypertension, leukotrienes, prostaglandins, prostatitis, quercetin
Antioxidants are compounds that help eliminate free radicals, which are harmful by-products of metabolism. Many fruits and vegetables provide a variety of nutrients, but some are considered by experts like Dr. Mao Ni as “superfoods” because of their high antioxidant content. One of these superfoods is artichoke, a green vegetable that ranks first among other vegetables in terms of antioxidant content, according to the US Department of Agriculture. It provides cynarin and silymarin, powerful compounds that help improve liver health. In addition, artichokes are high in vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and folate. With only 25 calories, no fat and lots […]
Continue reading Nutritious Foods to Enjoy in Spring
Posted in: Antioxidants, Food, News Briefs
Tags: artichoke, dried figs, free radicals
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