Archive for the ‘Antioxidants’ Category

 

Facts About Ugli Fruit – And Why Appearance Doesn’t Matter

Posted on March 14th, 2016 by Dr. Mercola  |  No Comments »

The ugli is one ugly fruit and has the loose and leathery texture of an ancient parchment. But don’t be turned off by its mottled and scabby appearance. There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the ugli fruit. So how did this unusual fruit come to be, and what sets it apart […]

 
 

The Astaxanthin Effect: How It Stacks Up Against Other Antioxidants

Posted on August 8th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  6 Comments »

Every day is a battle against harmful elements, such as free radicals, that pose a threat to your body. They form in response to environmental toxins from cigarette smoke, chemicals, sunlight, pharmaceutical drugs, and even radiation. Fortunately, antioxidants, which come from food or whole food supplements, can destroy these free radicals. The most common free […]

 
 

Grounding: How the Earth Provides You with Antioxidants

Posted on April 4th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

Have you ever noticed how much better you feel after walking barefoot on the beach during a sunny day? It’s not just the warm sun – the earth itself also contributes to this. When your bare feet touch wet sand or moist grass, the earth transfers a supply of electrons to your body, which helps […]

 
 

A Caveman’s Diet Has More Antioxidants than Today’s Modern Diet

Posted on September 16th, 2011 by Elaine Rosales  |  22 Comments »

Cavemen did not have modern luxuries, but at least their diets were far healthier than those of modern people. Recent research reveals that a caveman diet or Paleo diet is more abundant in minerals and antioxidants than today’s conventional diet. Dr. Boyd Eaton, who wrote the New England Journal of Medicine paper “Paleolithic Nutrition,” says […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola’s Guide to Antioxidants

Posted on May 27th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  11 Comments »

You’ve probably been hearing the term “antioxidants” a lot lately, but really, what’s so bad about oxidants and oxidation? Oxygen is a double-edged sword. You will not survive without it, but having too much of it will damage your cells. Biological oxidation hastens your aging process in the same way that a slice of apple […]

 
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