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Antioxidant Foods Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Antioxidant Foods.

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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

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

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

Picking @ food while cooking tea. I went really we
Updated 1/29/2015 4:29:52 AM

Picking @ food while cooking tea. I went really well and lost 6 kg, and now no more for last month, as I cant stop picking st good while cooking tea every night. My weakness is peanut butter, and any nuts! HELP!!!...  Read more

When you add the food to the tracker, do you see i
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When you add the food to the tracker, do you see it show up on the page? If you go to a different page and come back, is that when it's no longer there? Coach Jen...  Read more

Help. I can't get my food to track. I add it but
Updated 1/28/2015 12:23:03 PM

Help. I can't get my food to track. I add it but nothing saves. What am I doing wrong?...  Read more

Hot food on the go?
Updated 1/29/2015 12:05:25 PM

I'm trying to say "no" when I drive by and see the super cheap hot McDonalds food. I realize it's the HOT FOOD I like, not necessarily that it's a burger. I'm trying to figure out a way to have emergency HOT TOMATO SOUP in my car. How could I heat...  Read more

Editing a food's nutritional ingredients?
Updated 1/28/2015 7:46:48 AM

I just added the Kroger frozen Salmon Burgers to my food tracker. I had to add it as a new food. After I had entered all the data and saved the food, I discovered with further research that salmon averages about 363 mg of Potassium per 100 gms of sal...  Read more

Protect Your Heart & Arteries

Too Much fat clogs your arteries. Eat these foods Dark, rich 86% COCOA contains phenols, the same heart-protecting substance found in red wine AND DOES NOT AFFECT CHOLESTEROL. Lycopene, IS A compound that gives tomatoes their color, acts like an a...  Read more

Sprinkle Flax & Wheat Germ on Everythinggg

Add Flaxseed & Wheat Germ to your oatmeal, yogurt, baked goods, everyyything!! Flaxseed is a great source of essential fatty acids and is loaded with vitamins and minerals. It also contains antioxidants. Wheat germ is full of folic acid and also has...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  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

We Drank It: POMx Iced Coffee

When we heard that the pomegranate juice purveyor POM was selling coffee, we were intrigued and slightly perplexed. Pomegranate isn't a fruit flavor that we thought would mix well with coffee. What would it taste like? Why mix coffee and pomegranates...  Read more

10 Antioxidant foods to remember!

1. Antioxidants are the key to healthy eating. Which foods pack the most nutrients? Blackberries Researchers at the University of Oslo wanted to know which foods have the highest concentration of antioxidants, the natural chemicals in food that m...  Read more