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are there any antioxidants in seeds?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes...: Muscadine grape seeds; sesame seeds, are potent sources of anti-oxidants. Ask your doctor(or the local health food store) for more information.
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Many: Seeds tend to be very rich in antioxidants. Among the healthiest seeds are pumpkin seeds (see http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=82),grape seeds (https://tinyurl.com/y9j2w2jx) sunflower (http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=57), and cumin seeds, which have been touted for a wide variety of health benefits: https://draxe.com/black-seed-oil-benefits/

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What are some advantages to taking antioxidants?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Anti aging/antichole: In theory cells will live longer (retard aging) and prevent atherosclerosis ( prevent heart attacks and strokes & associated illnesses).
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is there a difference between antioxidants in different foods?

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Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Probably: There was a recent dutch study done to try to investigate the benefits of different types of fruits and vegetables, which they grouped by color. The "white fruits, " including apples and pears, showed a very strongly positive benefit in reduction of the risk of stroke. The authors found that other fruit groups might have different benefits that weren't specifically tracked in that study.
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Where do we find the most antioxidants?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Anti-oxidants: Most anti-oxidants that we eat are found in densely colored foods such as: fruits, berries, vegetables , and some spices.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

Are pomegranates a good source of antioxidants?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Hard to tell: Pomegranates as pretty much any fruit has antioxidants. Whether they beat others, it's hard to tell.
A 21-year-old female asked:

Is there a specific type of drink that would provide a good amount of antioxidants, or is it impossible?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine 43 years experience
Quite a few: Drinks with antioxidants include coffee, black and green tea, red wine, grape juice, orange juice, pomegranate juice, and drinks made from berries.

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