Nutritionist Cheryl Forberg reveals some surprising sources of age-defying antioxidants.
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Hi! I’m Cheryl Forberg Prevention Adviser and Author of Positively Ageless. When most people think of antioxidants, berries and other colorful fruits and vegetable usually come to mind but recently researchers have discover this cancer fighting and anti aging compounds in new in unexpected foods. So here are some simple swaps to get the most antioxidants in every bite, first choose organic milk over regular. Recent research finding show that the antioxidants and some milk from cows raise on organic or grass feed diets are about 40 to 50% more concentrated than they are in the milk from conventionally raise cows. When choosing grains and pastas up for whole grains, a new studies concluded that whole grain pastas have three times more antioxidants giving reach or refine varieties and the concentration of antioxidant in whole grain flour use to make wheat pasta is comparable to that found in fruits and vegetables and if you’re looking for a healthy snack try popcorn which is four times more those powerful cancer fighting plant compounds polyphenols than the average amount found in fresh fruit. Just be sure to air puff fresh popcorn to avoid artificial ingredients and added fat.
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