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What Are Antioxidants Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Are Antioxidants.

8 Foods That Strengthen Your Immune System

Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away."  While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  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 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 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

Second I gave up non-kosher meats. I am not under
Updated 10/2/2015 10:03:20 AM

Second I gave up non-kosher meats. I am not under the belief that people should not eat any meat, however there is no need for the animal to be treated poorly or suffer. Kosher has very strict guidlines as to the treatment and execution of the animal...  Read more

What throws YOU off track? I am an emotional eater
Updated 10/5/2015 8:17:07 AM

What throws YOU off track? I am an emotional eater. Any ideas to conquer this?...  Read more

so i am trying to wen myself off the coke i am dow
Updated 10/4/2015 10:51:05 AM

so i am trying to wen myself off the coke i am down to to a day but i was wonting to know what will give me energy...  Read more

someone want to help through this journey. i am ma
Updated 10/2/2015 8:11:47 AM

someone want to help through this journey. i am married 2 children trying to make sure i am around for them for many years. i started out around 2008 weighing in at 530 i am now down to 362 .but can't seem to break the 350 mark for years now....  Read more

day 3, 5 am work out done
Updated 10/2/2015 6:42:20 AM

day 3, 5 am work out done...  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


Broccoli is high in nutrients and calcium. Half of the fiber is insoluble and half is soluble. A great choice for any weight loss diet and can help stave of some cancers like colon, prostate, and breast cancer. Broccoli may cause gas in some people,...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Sweet Treats: Personal Peach-Blueberry Cobblers

My fridge is full of the last blueberries of the season, and an overflowing basket of white peaches is ripening on the counter. It's about 8 p.m. on a Sunday, and my boyfriend and I have just cleaned up from dinner and are just settling down to read....  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

The importance of antioxidants.

Question: I hear and read a lot about the importance of antioxidants. I am still a little unsure however, about what they actually are, what they do, and why we need them. Answer: Free radicals are molecules with unpaired electrons, which make t...  Read more

The Truth About Antioxidants: Produce vs. Pills

The Truth About Antioxidants: Produce vs. Pills I want to believe that antioxidant supplements are good for me, for my family and for you. I have long been a believer, and maybe you have been, too. After all, we are long past the point of quest...  Read more