antioxidants


Natural Alternatives to 10 of the Most Common Drugs

Few side effects should make these natural alternatives to drugs your first choice.


5 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Watermelon

Nothing beats a big slice of perfectly ripe, chilled watermelon on a hot summer afternoon. Turns out watermelon is packed with nutrition too!


Can a Good Marinade Really Ward Off Cancer?

New research finds that marinating your meat may protect you from dangerous cancer-causing compounds that form when grilling.


Eating Peanuts With Your Meal Can Help Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

A new study has found that when peanuts are eaten with a meal, post-meal spikes in blood fat decrease by one-third.


Astaxanthin: Can This Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Also Save Your Vision?

The good news about the benefits of astaxanthin just keeps coming. Exciting new research on this antioxidant’s protective effects on the eyes and heart is especially promising.


3 to 5 Cups of Coffee Daily May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s

We Americans love our coffee. You can’t drive more than a mile in any major city without encountering a Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts. And it’s estimated that here in the U.S. we drink about 330 million cups of Joe a day. This may be good news, since studies suggest coffee offers numerous protective benefits....


Antioxidants Listed and Explained — So Which Should You Take?

Ever wonder where your antioxidants are most active?


6 Foods to Use Instead of Medication

Not every type of ailment or illness needs to be treated with medication, in fact, many types of conditions may be effectively treated naturally by consuming beneficial foods. Considering the high costs and long lists of side effects associated with many types of medication, choosing to treat your condition with food—at least before resorting...


4 Healthy Diet Tricks We Can Learn From the Olympians

It’s hard to watch the Olympic games without becoming swept up in the excitement and inspired by the athlete’s dedication. If all that good energy gets you thinking about upping your fitness routine, here’s a new take: instead of adding mileage to your current run, or tacking on an extra day at the...


6 Foods That Boost Skin’s Natural “Sun Block”

Scientific tests show that high-antioxidant foods can bolster resistance to damage from the ultraviolet light that promotes sunburn, wrinkles and skin cancer.