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Are There Antioxidants In Pears
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
What are the exercises which give my body a pear-like shape? I want to increase width of my waste and bottom
Heredity: Our genetics or heredity influence the basic shape of our bodies. Weight gain will clearly show where you put on the extra weight: pear=hips/thighs/buttocks. Apple=trunk/belly enlarge. Exercise and diet reduce fat in reverse to the gain from overeating. You may strengthen certain areas with exercises, but you can't change your bodies basic structure. ...Read more
Is prickly pear cactus healthy to eat? It's not a common food so I'm not sure if it's supposed to or should be eaten.
Best veggies & fruit: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many!: Berries, fruits, and vegetables are among the best sources for antioxidants. Some excellent choices include: blueberries, cranberries, apples, pears, spinach, potatoes (with peel), broccoli, kidney beans, walnuts, green tea, etc. The mayo clinic answers this question and provides a more expansive list at the following link: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2009/jun-05b.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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