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Are pomegranates a good source of antioxidants?

Are pomegranates a good source of antioxidants?

Antioxidant info: And what foods have the highest levels can be found at http://nutritionfacts.Org/topics/antioxidants/. ...Read more

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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 almonds a good source of calcium?

Are almonds a good source of calcium?

Almonds are a: Good source of calcium but there are many other foods that are even better. Here's a list from a harvard study http://huhs.Harvard.Edu/assets/file/ourservices/service_nutrition_calciumcontentofcommonfoods.Pdf peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which foods are a good source of vitamin d?

Which foods are a good source of vitamin d?

Milk: Fortified with a and d . Be careful.... Ask your doctor what to take. ...Read more

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Are almonds a good source of protein?

Are almonds a good source of protein?

Yes: Almonds and all nuts and seeds contain good amount of proteins and healthy fats. ...Read more

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What foods are a good source of tyrosine?

What foods are a good source of tyrosine?

Protein & fruit: Tyrosine is found in soy products, chicken, turkey, fish, peanuts, almonds, avocados, bananas, milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, lima beans, pumpkin seeds, and sesame seeds source: http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/tyrosine-000329.Htm#ixzz2hgqsihrt follow us: @ummc on twitter | medcenter on facebook. ...Read more

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What are non-sweat fruits or vegetables that provide a good source of potassium?

What are non-sweat fruits or vegetables that provide a good source of potassium?

Potassium sources: Foods that contain potassium are quite common. Among them are white beans, dark leafy vegetables such as spinach. Other food are baked potatoes with skin, mushrooms, nuts, chocolate and salmon. ...Read more

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Tell me benefits of green tea???fruits that are rich in antioxidants??

Tell me benefits of green tea???fruits that are rich in antioxidants??

Green tea is high in: antioxidants & many fruits are too that are well known. Even raw cacao is super high in anti-oxidants.In berries, the highest is raspberries & blueberries.Pomegranates, acai berries r too.If u Google, 'ORAC Scale for fruits' you will see many familiar fruits that are high in anti-oxidants properties.The higher the ORAC (oxygen reduction)the more potent. Combined together as smoothie is best! ...Read more

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What are good sources of protein for a vegan?

What are good sources of protein for a vegan?

Beans, nuts, seeds: All beans, lentils and chickpeas are good sources of protein, as are nuts & seeds. Hemp seeds contain as much protein as any food and it is a "complete" protein rich in essential fats. Quinoa is the highest protein grain. Seitan from gluten is also high in protein. While nuts and seeds do have some fats, these are relatively healthy fats. See http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/protein.Htm for more info. ...Read more

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Love blueberries but what are the benefits of antioxidants?

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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Tell me the fruits that are full of antioxidants??is green tea good for health??

Tell me the fruits that are full of antioxidants??is green tea good for health??

Green tea contains: antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that polyphenols in green tea have anti-carcinogenic effect & lead to a reduced heart disease death rate. The Linus Pauling Institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. A study by Maastricht University (Holland) noted Green tea has catechins & caffeine w inhibition of O-methyl- transferase & phosphodiesterase which effect ...Read more

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What is the purpose of a phytonutrient? Are they mainly antioxidants? I read olive fruit's hydroxytyrosol has the highest orac of antioxidants.

What is the purpose of a phytonutrient? Are they mainly antioxidants? I read olive fruit's hydroxytyrosol has the highest orac of antioxidants.

Beware of salesmen: People will try to sell anything, so watch out for products that claim to do beneficial things in lab studies, animal studies, very small studies, or studies that are not done in people like you. A phytonutrient is a plant-derived compound (chemical, protein, material) found to have positive health effects... But most are not studied, purified, nor quantified like real medicines have to be. ...Read more

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What are the best antioxidant foods? Which fruits, vegetables or other foods have the most antioxidants or best antioxidant power?

What are the best antioxidant foods? Which fruits, vegetables or other foods have the most antioxidants or best antioxidant power?

Foods : Foods that are rich in antioxidants include: berries (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries), red grapes as well as red wine, cherries, plums, dark chocolate, artichokes, carrots, potatoes, apples, and a variety of beans, namely red beans. Try not to focus on one specific food that has the most or best antioxidant power as you put it, rather eat a diet that consists of a wide variety of anti-oxidant rich foods. This will prove more beneficial in the long term. ...Read more

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Is ultra source of life multi vitamins are natural vitamins and good for you?

Is ultra source of life multi vitamins are natural vitamins and good for you?

Yes: While it's best to get nutrients from diet, the vast majority of americans have vitamin & mineral deficiencies. Even the ama advises all adults take a multivit!there are wide variations in quality but this one's a good choice.The vits & mineral are in well-absorbed forms & i like that it has superfoods, herbal extracts & enzymes. Take the form with iron if premenopausal & without if postmenopausal. ...Read more

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What fruits are good sources of vitamin a?

What fruits are good sources of vitamin a?

Orange: Just eat lots of orange colored fruit and vegetables. Those are highest in beta carotene which is converted to vit a. ...Read more

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What kind of seeds are the healthiest as a diet supplement?

What kind of seeds are the healthiest as a diet supplement?

Many: If you're going to eat seeds, they should be organic, raw ones. Chia seeds come to mind, because they are high in omega-3 fatty acids. Most of us don't get nearly enough of these essential fatty acids in our diets. Also pumpkin, sunflower, hemp, and sesame seeds. Any of these can be eaten as food - you don't have to take a supplement capsule. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of blackberries and raspberries?

See:: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=39 & https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/fruit/blackberries.html

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Are chia seeds a good source of fiber for someone with ibs?

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Are chia seeds a good source of fiber for someone with ibs?

IBS: Chia seeds and flax seeds are good for fiber and they do have omega 3's which help to heal the gut. You should have this at least every day to 3 times per day. Please make sure you take a high quality probiotic that has at least 20-80 billion cfu's with 6-14 strains of bacteria. ...Read more