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Apple peel has been found up to have six times source of antioxidants called flavanoids, than the flesh according to scientists.
Researchers discovered eating foods rich in vitamin E such as in almonds, peanuts, pine nuts and beta carotene in dried apricots lowered the risk of cancer as well as heart disease in middle aged or older people.
Organic grown tomatoes had been found to be rich with chemical compounds known as polyphenols that could help stop the spread of certain cancers, protect against heart disease due to their anti-inflammatory and anti-clotting properties and protect as well against chronic conditions such as arthritis, according to a study.
Beetroot is a rich source of potent antioxidants and nutrients, including magnesium, sodium, potassium and vitamin C, and betaine, which is important for cardiovascular health.
Papaya is a tropical fruit that thrives in abundance in the Philippines, it is available all year round.
While chocolate is shunned by dieters and people who wanted to shed some extra weight, beauty salons and clinics on the other hand, are offering treatments using chocolate, as an ally of aesthetics.
Scientists from Pennsylvania told the American Chemical Society that walnuts contain the highest level of antioxidants compared to other nuts.
Beer is produced by brewing and fermentation of the starches, mainly derived from cereal grains, the most common of which is malted barley, although wheat, corn and rice are also widely used.
A new study has explained the reason why our hair turns grey. Though the greying of hair is usually associated with aging, it can also be caused due to genetics and heredity.
Few people have known that sweet potato or camote in Philippine vernacular which has been commonly used as an idiom associated for ‘poor performance’ is a natural source of antioxidant.