The latest nutrition buzz surrounding antioxidants is no joke!
Scientific evidence has shown diets high in these free-radical fighting properties boost overall health and prevent disease like cancer and other chronic illness.
So, what IS an Antioxidant?
Let's break it down...
An antioxidant is a molecule that stops the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that can produce free radicals, leading to chain reactions that may damage cells. Antioxidants like ascorbic acid (vitamin C) terminate these potentially harmful chain reactions.
Other Benefits:increase body awarenesssharpen focus, conentration and ability to relaxrelease chronic tension and harmful stressenhance functional fitnessreconnect the mind and bodyrecover from an injuryheal emotional traumaboost energy levelsimprove circulationbetter quality of sleepincrease strength, flexibility, and endurance Antioxidant Sources:Fruits, vegetables, coffe, turmeric, nuts & seeds What sources of antioxidants do you like to eat? Leave a comment below.
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