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Antioxidants: Science, Potential Benefits, and Debate

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 19, 2016 4:44:28 PM

What Are Antioxidants?

 Antioxidants are molecules, either man-made or natural, that prevent the oxidation of other molecules.  Oxidation is a chemical reaction that produces free radicals.  The presence of free radicals in the body can lead to damage of cells and genetic material.  The human body produces its own antioxidants as part of its own defense mechanism against free radicals, and we also attain them from some of the foods we eat.  There are likely thousands of different substances that can be labeled as antioxidants.  The most familiar ones are vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and minerals such as selenium and manganese.  Vegetables, fruits, and green tea are rich sources of antioxidants.  There are also supplements available that provide high doses of these molecules, however their benefits are uncertain and are actually linked with potential health risks.  Thus, it is imperative to consult a physician or registered dietitian in order to determine how best to incorporate antioxidants int your diet and health regimen.

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De-stress Each Day of The Week With 7 Science Backed Tips

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 28, 2015 4:49:43 PM

Sometimes it feels like we are in a constant state of stress – we're haunted by nightmares of student loans, keeping up with friends on social media, life decisions etc. Is it possible to come up with a set of  life-cheats to keep stress from taking over every facet of our lives?

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Summer Drinks to Stay Hydrated

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 8, 2015 2:11:13 PM

The heat of the summer often leaves us a feeling a little dehydrated. At times we may not even know what to drink to quench that seemingly endless thirst. Even more so, the choice of drink may not quash the feeling. The healtheo360 team has a few suggestive summer drinks that will not only quench your thirst but taste great to keep you through the summer season.

1. Ice Cold Water

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Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 4, 2015 6:20:10 PM

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Sleep evades me some nights and come morning, there’s an epic battle between me and the alarm clock. Snooze control, is the game.

Luckily for you and I, just as there are foods that get your body ready for action, there are foods that help you sleep better. Picture it: no more nights spent tossing and turning in your sheets during the wee hours of the morning, especially when you have a big day ahead of you.

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10 Everyday Superfoods For Better Health [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 11, 2013 9:51:47 AM

Eating well is important for both your health and your waistline, but it can often be difficult to make the time to prepare healthy meals – or to even know exactly what to eat!  To help with this, we’ve come up with a list of the top 10 everyday superfoods that will help nourish your whole body.  Simply eating the foods from this list help with creating a happier and healthier you!

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Green Tea May Hold the Key to Eliminating Alzheimer's

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 15, 2013 11:27:09 AM

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