Free Radicals vs Antioxidants, and Who Should Win This Battle

Antioxidants and free radicals

We often hear and read about free radicals and antioxidants, but what exactly are they and how do they interact with one another?

I personally love digging into scientific articles and studies, especially when it comes to nutrition and health in general.

Learning more about free radicals and antioxidants is actually very enlightening, because they play such an important role in our health and well-being.
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Antioxidants and free radicals appear to be fighting a non-stop battle against each other in our bodies. But who should win?

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The Importance of an Alkaline-Acid Balance

Acid and alkaline foods

Food that we consume, after being processed in the body, releases either an acid or an alkaline base into our blood. Food types like grains, fish, meat, poultry, cheese, milk, and salt, produce acid. Food types that produce alkaline are typically fresh vegetables and fruits.

Consumption of acid producing food has dramatically increased and the consumption of alkaline producing foods has decreased in the last few decades, resulting in an alkaline-acid imbalance. This imbalance makes us much more vulnerable to disease, including cancer.

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6 Natural Ways to Combat the Flu

Combat the flu the natural way

Catching a cold is part of everyday life and it happens to most of us at least once a year.

But the chances of getting really sick because of a flu or a cold can be minimized by maintaining a very nutritious diet and by exercising regularly.

The following list will help you to ease the symptoms of nasty colds and flus and speed up your recovery. Combat the flu the natural way!

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