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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

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 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

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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 antioxidants really help make your skin healthy?

Do antioxidants really help make your skin healthy?

Antioxidants: Antioxidants are extremely important in protecting the skin against damage. Most of the time, dermatologists now rely on topical formulations of antioxidants. ...Read more

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