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Are there any antioxidants in seeds?

Are there any antioxidants in seeds?

Yes...: Muscadine grape seeds; sesame seeds, are potent sources of anti-oxidants. Ask your doctor (or the local health food store) for more information. ...Read more

Antioxidant (Definition)

Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more


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Are there antioxidants in pears?

Are there antioxidants in pears?

Yea: All fruits and vegetables are sources of antioxidants. So-called "white" fruits and vegetables like pears and apples were recently shown in a dutch study to significantly reduce the risk of stroke, by as much as 50%. ...Read more

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Do bananas contain antioxidants?

Do bananas contain antioxidants?

A little: Bananas do not have nearly the quantity of antioxidants as things like oranges, appes, grapes, blueberries, etc. They do have some flavenids, vit a, e, and c, which do have antioxidant effects, but this effect is somewhat muted by the high sugar content. However they do have many healthy components like fiber, b vitamins, and potassium - which has been shown to help control blood pressure. ...Read more

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Do apples contain antioxidants? |

Do apples contain antioxidants? |

Yes: "one apple a day keeps the dr. Away" but remember apple causes constipation due to peptic content. ...Read more

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Do rock melons have antioxidants? |

Cantaloupe?: Rockmelon is another name for cantaloupe in australia and new zealand. Unless you have some other melon in mind, the answer is yes, cantaloupe (or rockmelon) is a rich source of antioxidants. ...Read more

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Do bananas have a lot of antioxidants?

Do bananas have a lot of antioxidants?

Not really.: Plese forgive me. Most scientific physicians doubt that anti-oxidants are even especially good for you. Specific antioxidants have a few narrow uses, but overall, the utter failure of administering antioxidants to slow aging or successfully prevent or treat any common illness is one of the greatest disappointments of medical science in recent years. ...Read more

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Are there any antioxidants in tomatoes?

Are there any antioxidants in tomatoes?

Tons!: Our friend the tomato, aka. The love apple, just loves your body with plenty of antioxidants. Yummy too. ...Read more

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Is astaxanthin a good antioxidant to take?

Doubt it: There are many people out there, selling a variety of "antioxidants". Such products are not fda approved medicines, so their effects and side effects are not well known when real-life people take them. It is safer to just eat a healthy diet containing natural fruits and natural vegetables, plus good proteins & healthier fats. ...Read more

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Are pomegranates a good source of antioxidants?

Hard to tell: Pomegranates as pretty much any fruit has antioxidants. Whether they beat others, it's hard to tell. ...Read more

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Do I have to take antioxidants 30 minutes before a meal?

Antioxidants: Antioxidants (Vit A, C, E etc) are something we turn to when we think of eating a healthy diet. However, the USPST recommends against using antioxidants Beta Carotene and Vitamin E to prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease. Studies show we have yet to find evidence that antioxidants can prevent cancer or disease. Http://www. Hsph. Harvard. Edu/nutritionsource/antioxidants/ http://tinyurl. Com/hl5gv29 ...Read more

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Besides blueberries which foods are high in antioxidants?

Veggies & fruits: Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read more

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Love blueberries but what are the benefits of antioxidants?

See below: A diet rich in antioxidants is thought to have a beneficial effect in reducing cardiovascular disease. Interestingly antioxidant supplements in pill form appear to be of little use. Blueberries are a great source of natural antioxidants. Citrus fruits, green vegetables, vegetable oils (olive), and orange fruits & veggies are also great. Look up the mediterranean diet, . ...Read more

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Which antioxidant evoit capsules are good to use for children?

Which antioxidant evoit capsules are good to use for children?

I'd use none: Specific antioxidants have a few narrow uses, but overall, the utter failure of administering antioxidants to slow aging, improve any measure of health, or successfully treat any common illness is one of the greatest disappointments of medical science in recent years. ...Read more

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Is 20 too young to use a facial serum containing antioxidants?

Is 20 too young to use a facial serum containing antioxidants?

Can bused at any age: There is no reason why a 20 years old can not use serum containing antioxidants which is used by many. It can be used at any age but used as anti aging by most ...Read more

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Are antioxidant serums really necessary? Should teenagers use them?

They are scams: Despite decades of trying -- and hype -- nobody's been able to show that any antioxidant really prevents or treats any common illness, or slows aging. One huge study had to be stopped because the folks taking the antioxidants were dying faster than the controls. You're being ripped off. Eat a healthy, sensible diet and go out and enjoy some exercise. ...Read more

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Help, how much blueberries should I eat for a good amount of antioxidants?

You decide: Most of what you read about health on the internet is disinformation. Supplementing with oxidants as a key to health and longevity failed most of the major studies of the past 40 years; if blueberries are somehow magic, nobody's shown it. If you're interested in this area, get with a scientific physician with a holistic orientation who can help you sort through the huge amount of rubbish. ...Read more