Archive for the ‘Antioxidants’ Category


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 […]


How Antioxidants Can Help You Beat The Flu

Posted on November 27th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  6 Comments »

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham believe they found a weakness in all flu strains – a weakness which they believe can be exploited by taking antioxidants. Dr. Sadis Matalon, the university’s research director for critical care and perioperative medicine, explains that the flu virus damages your lungs using its “M2 protein,” which […]

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