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Doctor insights on: Fruits Highest In Polyphenol Antioxidants

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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

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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Should I eat fruit skin because it's full of antioxidants?

Should I eat fruit skin because it's full of antioxidants?

YES: Plus excellent, natural source of fiber. Some fruits and vegetables have the greatest portion of nutrients on the skin...
Watch tough if you have diverticulosis... ...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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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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Which fruit has antioxidant which helps to reduce seizures?

Which fruit has antioxidant which helps to reduce seizures?

None: Seizure disorders are serious, and require serious medical management. Supplementing the diet with random agents whose absorption and blood levels would wildly vary, creates a dangerous lack of control.
See your doctor for medical management. ...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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I've been drinking fresh fruit and vegetable juices and also started with supplements. Can someone have too much antioxidant intake?

I've been drinking fresh fruit and vegetable juices and also started with supplements. Can someone have too much antioxidant intake?

No: The good thing about antioxidants is that the body can filter the excess. It is like vitamin c. The body will just filter it out. Now, that being said if you were to take massive amounts anything is possible and it may not be good for you. ...Read more

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Is there an SA option for Gundry MD VITAL REDS which contains polyphenol rich super fruits to improve energy levels and heart health?

Is there an SA option for Gundry MD VITAL REDS which contains polyphenol rich super fruits to improve energy levels and heart health?

Not a medical?: We answer medical questions. While it would be appropriate to answer about the medical properties of Vital Reds I have no way of knowing the policies of a private company and if it ships products overseas. I advise you contact the company about this rather than ask here. It's a decent product but many other companies have similar superfood products so also look for similar products available in SA. ...Read more

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I have ibs and scared its cancer or a disease it's getting worse. Is it good to make natural vegetable and fruit juices for antioxidants vitamins?

Not the key: After decades of work, I know on physician personally who takes antioxidants with the idea that they will improve health or longevity; there may be some here. Inflammatory bowel disease requires extra cancer surveillance and your physician needs to explain this to you. Food choices aren't the key to managing your illness; a holistically-minded evidence-based physician might be a good ally. ...Read more

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Which types of foods are highest in antioxidants?

Which types of foods are highest in antioxidants?

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 more

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Could you tell me what fruits and vegetables have the highest source of protein?

Could you tell me what fruits and vegetables have the highest source of protein?

Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read more

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Which fruits and vegetables are the highest in magnesium content which I can easily get my hands on?

Which fruits and vegetables are the highest in magnesium content which I can easily get my hands on?

Food: Pumpkin seeds, spinach. Black beans, sesame seeds, cashews, sunflower seeds, soy beans. ...Read more

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Pre diabetic with 4 times loo visit at night, must cut down on fruit, which has the highest sugar level.?

Pre diabetic with 4 times loo visit at night, must cut down on fruit, which has the highest sugar level.?

Glycemic index: Avoid fruits with a high glycemic index - these fruits raise blood sugar fast and are not good for diabetics or pre-diabetics. There are great lists online that have the glycemic of all foods, not just fruits. Dates, watermelon, raisins, any canned fruit in syrup, cherries, mangos, bananas - try to avoid. I'd also avoid any fruit juice (even if "natural") - stick to water instead! ...Read more

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Which vegetable or fruit has the highest amount of resveratrol?

Which vegetable or fruit has the highest amount of resveratrol?

Grape but moot point: Currently there is no human clinical outcome data suggesting any benefit from consuming resveratrol as dietary supplement. Instead, focus on eating diverse range of fruits & veggies rather than focusing on one specific one. Check out http://www. Quackwatch. Com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/DSH/resveratrol. Html for more info on this supplement. ...Read more

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Do you know which has the highest antioxidents? Matcha green tea powder or yerba mate?

Depends: That may depend on growing conditions and many other factors. I would not worry about which has highest antioxidants - drink what you like, and eat blueberries and other colorful fruit and vegetables if you want antioxidants. ...Read more

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How much fruit should I eat

How much fruit should I eat

Ad lib.: Fruit is great, and should be included in as many meals as possible. Fruit is generally a low-calorie, high-fiber addition to any meal. Berries in a salad, an apple with a sandwich, dried fruit in breakfast cereal. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat canned fruits?

Is it bad to eat canned fruits?

Read the label.: How much sugar added? What else is in there?

In general, canning allows for storage and transportation of fruits and vegetables that ordinarily would not store or travel at all well, like sour cherries. ...Read more

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Is a mangosteen a citrus fruit?

Is a mangosteen a citrus fruit?

Not citrus: The citrus fruits include orange, lemon, lime and grapefruit. For a little more information on citrus and citrus allergy go to:
http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/11/lemon-lime-orange-and-grapefruit-citrus-allergy/. ...Read more

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Is ginger a vegetable or fruit?

Is ginger a vegetable or fruit?

Ginger: Ginger is a spice but would be more consider a root vegetable. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat too much fruit?

Is it bad to eat too much fruit?

Depends: Fruit are high in sugar, but also rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Eating too much of anything generally means not getting enough of something else that the body needs. If you have diabetes, then too much can raise blood sugars. Try replacing a serving or two of fruit with vegetables. Freshly picked, organic vegetables can be as sweet as fruit with even more health benefits. ...Read more

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I always crave fruits, will I get fat?

I always crave fruits, will I get fat?

Food cravings don't: Cause weight gain - eating food does however. If eaten in excess, any food can contribute to weight and fat increase. ...Read more

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Which fruit eating get very fairness?

Which fruit eating get very fairness?

Misinformed?: Eating fruits, which are 100% sugar calories, has no role in the color or 'fairness' or lack of 'fairness' in your skin. ...Read more

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What type of fruit collects most toxins?

What type of fruit collects most toxins?

Strawberries, peach: From livestrong. Com: perhaps the greatest risk of toxin exposure from fruit comes from pesticide use. The risk stems from the direct application, as well as indirect contamination through water. The fruits most likely to be contaminated include apples, strawberries and peaches according to the environmental working group. Buying organic may cut the toxin amount in these fruits. Proper washing helps. ...Read more

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Are organic fruits and vegetables better?

Are organic fruits and vegetables better?

Depends: The answer depends on what you measure. If you are concerned that modern farming is bad for soil and the pesticides and chemicals used may have effects not yet known or acknowledged, then yes, better for the planet. If you compare nutrition value, conventional thinking says no, growing evidence says yes. ...Read more

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Is eating organic jam as eating fresh fruits?

Is eating organic jam as eating fresh fruits?

No: Fresh is fresh. Organic may be the source, but jam is proceesed. Need to look at the label to check on additives and sugar content. ...Read more

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If the ppbs value is 160mg/dl can I take fruits?

If the ppbs value is 160mg/dl can I take fruits?

Yes.: Fruits and vegetables are a good part of a healthy diet. They should replace something in your diet not just be added in. If your ppbs rises then adjust your meds as needed to accomodate. ...Read more

Apex (Definition)

Apex normally refers to a peak. However in dentistry it actually is defined as the end ...Read more