Antioxidant capacity and health benefits of fruits and vegetables

The polyphenolic components present within blueberries may have multiple health benefits which at this point are difficult to understand. The potential beneficial effects of the high antioxidant capacity and protection of cells from free radical attack seem clear, but other possible effects which might be independent of antioxidant effects remain open to question. Anthocyanins in […]

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Anthocyanins in Cardiovascular Disease

Advances in Nutrion in an article entitled Anthocyanins in Cardiovascular Disease by Taylor C. Wallace noted that whereas much still has to be done in relation to the effect anthocyanins have on cardio vascular disease, it is clear that that effect is very positive.  However, the report notes that large-scale, long-term, randomized, placebo-controlled human trials […]

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Why anti oxidants?

You have probably read a lot about anti oxidants and why you need an anti oxidant diet but do you know what that means?  Basically it is an unpaired electron!  Still confused?  Try reading this article which is very easy to understand :

http://authoritynutrition.com/antioxidants-explained/

Note that you need to get anti oxidants from real food – not […]

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