Aug 29, 2007

ORAC, Antioxidants, Free Radicals, and What?

So many companies sell products that claim to have antioxidants, high ORAC values, and other words that are hard to understand for many who are new to nutrition. The following article is very helpful in understanding what it all means. I hope you will enjoy!!

Antioxidants are natural substances found in plants, which are known to aid in the prevention of heart disease, cancer and stroke. Berries have an especially high level of antioxidants, according to a recent study published in the journal BioFactors (Vol. 23, pages 197-205
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The pigments that give berries their rich red to blue, black and purple colors are a type of phytochemical that has been shown to have significant disease-fighting, cell-protecting antioxidant capacity. In addition to boosting your immune system, these valuable compounds are also known to slow the effects of...now to see the rest of this article, please click here
. There's a lot more great information that I'm sure you'll appreciate. Updated 2/3/16

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