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Antioxidants In Fruit Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Antioxidants In Fruit.

The Quest for Functional Foods

All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases....  Read more

The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o...  Read more

The Benefits of Berries

Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu...  Read more

The Top 20 Antioxidant-Packed Foods

If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown.  This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction be...  Read more

The Antioxidant Guide

Are you sitting down? Here’s some alarming news: Researchers are discovering that functions as basic as eating and breathing produce dangerous substances in our bodies called free radicals. We’ll skip the organic chemistry lesson and simp...  Read more

Easy to chew vegetable or fruit favorites?
Updated 4/7/2014 9:03:24 PM

I"ve recently lost several teeth and find I have to stick to easy to chew foods until I can get implants. While there are simple answers like cottage cheese and soup, I'm looking for some favorite low calorie vegetable or fruit recipes. They can be...  Read more

Suggestion: Fruit/Veggie Counter
Updated 3/28/2014 8:49:38 PM

Can we put this back on the nutrition page? It's annoying to have to go to nutrition and count all the fruits and veggies then go back to the start page to enter them....  Read more

Nutrition Tracker and Fruit/Veggie Servings
Updated 3/21/2014 10:42:38 AM

It would be helpful if the nutrition tracker automatically calculated the number of fruit and vegetable servings based on your daily food consumption. Many times I have to try to remember serving sizes... there are so many kinds of fruits and vegetab...  Read more

How important is "fruit?"
Updated 3/10/2014 1:25:40 PM

When trying to eat between 1200-1400 calories a day, eating a couple pieces of fruit like pears, bananas, or apples takes up about 200 calories (1/6-1/7) of all the day's calories. However, many fruits that are considered vegetables by the FDA like...  Read more

Fruits & Veggies
Updated 3/4/2014 6:31:01 AM

I know that in order to be successful, you have to eat your fruits and veggies. Let's face it - they're high in fiber, antioxidants, and low calorie, especially if you eat them fresh. I generally have no problems with fresh veggies. I love cuc...  Read more

60 To 80 Carbs Per Day

90% of what I used to eat is now off my menu and no fast foods. I try to eat between 60-80 carbs per day. My deserts are berries, especially blurberries which are high in antioxidants, edy's fruit bars, Chocolate Artic Zero or two peices of over 70...  Read more

Hot Cocoa As A Snack for appetite control? Try it!

Nestle's Carb Select Hot Cocoa Mix has only 25 Calories, 5 Carbs, and 4 sugars. If you dying for chocolate or candy this is a better choice. Cocoa also helps get rid of a headache....  Read more

Walk Away The Pounds

This is an AMAZING team of men and women. We are like a fruit basket with many differences and likes. Come join us!...  Read more

Food Showdown: Which Berry is Higher in Antioxidants?

By now, you've probably heard about antioxidants, the wonder molecules that may help prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. In recent years, many exotic, antioxidant-rich foods like goji berries, mangosteen, and acai have cropped up in the me...  Read more

Does it Really? The Truth about Açaí

We've all seen the ads. Rachael Ray lost weight with açaí berries! Lose 20 pounds in 2 days with açaí! Açaí flush is the secret to weight loss. Is it true? Does açaí, a berry native to Central a...  Read more