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Antioxidants Diet Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Antioxidants Diet.

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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

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 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

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

Today's Article on Diet Sodas
Updated 8/28/2014 4:01:31 PM

I don't agree with the article I just read giving 5 good reasons it's OK to have a diet soda. They're good reasons if you're trying to lose weight, but not all sweeteners are safe! I'm specifically speaking about aspartame. I know many people who...  Read more

abstract on pre-bariatric surgery diet
Updated 8/28/2014 3:45:17 PM

Very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet before bariatric surgery: Prospective evaluation of a sequential diet Obesity Surgery, 07/11/2014  Exclusive Author Commentary Clinical Article Leonetti F, et al. Researchers assessed the effectiv...  Read more

Mediterranean Diet
Updated 8/26/2014 3:14:52 PM

Hi. I was just curious if anyone has tried following the Mediterranean diet program. If so, what are your thoughts on it?...  Read more

Diet soda "sponsored blog," written by an MD?
Updated 8/29/2014 8:28:01 AM

"This blog is brought to you by the American Beverage Association." Why does SparkPeople choose to publish corporate-sponsored articles on food and nutrition? For some of us who are SparkPeople members, this is uncomfortable, to say the lea...  Read more

Low carb and glycemic diet
Updated 8/30/2014 2:26:03 PM

Does anyone out there in Spark Nation have some ideas on low carb and low glycemic index foods and diets? This was suggested by my Doctor and what I've found on-line so far hasn't been that informative or they want a price $$$. Any ideas would be g...  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

EAT BROCCOLI TO LOSE WEIGHT

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

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  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

We Ate It: 3 New Veg Combos by Green Giant

One day at lunch, I pulled out my leftover pesto pasta with chickpeas and broccoli. With more pasta and chickpeas than veggies, my lunch was seriously lacking in sustenance. I headed to the freezer, stocked with plenty of healthful choices. I frequen...  Read more