Red wine can help protect from cancer
The key may lie in recent research that suggests
cancer-fighting antioxidants are abundant in red
wine. Even more research is required to identify a
number of other health benefits to wine drinking.
The role of antioxidants in fighting cancer
What are antioxidants? How do antioxidants
affect cancers? Which foods are rich in
antioxidants? With the National Cancer Institute we
answer these and other key questions about the
relationship of antioxidants and cancer.
Loud applause for apples please
According to Apple &
Pear Australia Ltd, apples are a must have in a healthy diet for many reasons.
After discovering how beneficial they are to your health, I'm sure you will
reach for an juicy apple over a bag of crisps! A study of 8,000 people showed
significant antioxidant health benefits in apples and pears.
takes toll on cancer
Tea drinking is an
ancient tradition dating back 5,000 years in China and India. Long regarded in
those cultures as an aid to good health...investigators are especially
interested in the antioxidants-called catechins-found in tea.
The Phytochemical powerhouse in grapes
compounds found only in plants. Many are powerful antioxidants that can mop up
damaging by-products of the body's energy-producing process called oxidation.
a day does keep the doctor away
A recent study show
100% apple juice is more nutrition than previously thought. In fact, apple juice
contains a significant amount of phytonutrients which may help protect against
Chocolate lovers take note!
We show you the best
way to indulge your love for chocolate and stay healthy! Dark chocolate -
specifically cocoa powder - contains antioxidants that are protective to the
heart. Studies also show that dark chocolate can help decrease blood pressure
levels (high blood pressure is a risk factor for heart disease).
Garlic and onions
mop up danger
Selenium found in
garlic and onions is an essential mineral found in trace amounts in the human
body. It works as an antioxidant, especially when combined with vitamin E, by
scavenging damaging particles in the body known as free radicals.
Colour key to fighting winter colds
boosting your intake
of antioxidant-rich fruit and vegetables could be your best defence against
winter sniffles and sneezes according to accredited practising dietitians.
Food a powerhouse of protection
The right food
choices can provide a rich source of various essential healthful chemicals. It
is through food that we get our micronutrients, such as vitamins and minerals,
and macronutrients, such as carbohydrates, fibre, protein, and essential fat.