Tag: anti-oxidants

Vitamins and Minerals – Plants vs Animals

Vitamins and Minerals – Plants vs Animals

Vitamins and Minerals – Plants vs Animals Why do we assume plant-based foods are healthy?  I used to think it was because fruits and vegetables were a good source of fiber and antioxidants. I thought these powerful plant ingredients fought off cancer and disease and promoted health and longevity. But after finding no validity to these…

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Antioxidants

Antioxidants

Antioxidants So this is going to be an unpopular opinion. Eating fruits and vegetables for antioxidants is pointless. Here’s the idea: Oxidation creates these free radicals which are like these flying molecules inside our cells that damage our cellular machinery, like DNA. And this destruction increases our risk for cancer, aging, and chronic disease. Because…

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