What are the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables?
Molecules in the body called "free radicals" cause damage to our cells. Antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables actually combine to neutralize these molecules, slowing down the aging process. Aging of your cells is directly tied to how much antioxidant rich foods you eat over a lifetime. Eating broccoli or an orange each day might not necessarily give you an energy spike like a cup of coffee, but it has a great impact on your health over your entire life. Different fruits and vegetables have different antioxidants – try to eat a variety of both. Dark colored fruits and vegetables have more antioxidants than light.
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