- Q Which foods are rich in antioxidants?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyAntioxidants are found in: •Foods of the Mediterranean: fennel, an anti-inflammatory; octopus, a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids, B12, iron and zinc; gigantes beans, giant lima beans rich in potassium. •Blueberries: 1 serving of this... Full Answer
- Q What are some benefits of pycnogenols?
Bryce Wylde, Alternative & Complementary MedicinePycnogenols -- 300 mgs daily of grape seed extract or pine bark extract and bilberry (300 mgs. daily) -- are all excellent antioxidants known for their ability to inactivate harmful free radicals thought to initiate atherosclerosis and other... Full Answer
- Q Is there an antioxidant checklist?
Bryce Wylde, Alternative & Complementary MedicineMany research projects now underway suggest we should eat foods that have the highest oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC). According to the latest scientific consensus, our best nutritional routine is based on foods that have the strongest... Full Answer
- Q What are isoflavones?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineIsoflavones-a compound found in plants-have been shown to protect against breast cancer. Foods that contain the effective isoflavones include soy products like tofu and soybeans, as well as garlic and onions. Following a diet akin to the Mediterranean... Full Answer
- Q How can antioxidants prevent cancer?
Dr. Neal Barnard, Nutrition & DieteticsMaybe you've heard that antioxidants are good for fighting cancer, but do you know why? To find out how antioxidants prevent cancer, watch this video featuring nutrition expert Dr. Neal Barnard. Full Answer