Friday, April 27, 2012


Hello Beautiful Ones,

 We hear about how antioxidants can be found in many of the food we eat: fruits, vegetables, nuts, poultry, fish, and grains. The question you may have is what are antioxidants?

According to Medline Plus, "Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases".

Knowing the benefits of certain foods can help you eat better and eat smarter.

I found this great chart online explaining the benefits of antioxidants and it shows you common foods they are found in:

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I hoped this information was helpful!


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