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Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
Antioxidant substances include:
• Beta-carotene
• Selenium
• Vitamin A
• Vitamin C
• Vitamin E
Antioxidants are found in many foods. These include fruits and vegetables, nuts, grains, and some meats, poultry and fish, cereal, and grains.
Carotenoids
Beta-carotene carrots, various fruits neutralize free radicals which may damage cells:
collard, spinach, corn, eggs, and citrus.
Lycopene tomatoes and processed tomato products.
Flavonoids
Berries, cherries, red grapes bolster cellular antioxidant defenses; may contribute to maintenance of brain function Flavanols— tea, cocoa, chocolate, apples, and grapes.
Flavanones citrus foods neutralize free radicals which may damage cells; bolster cellular antioxidant defenses flavonol onions, apples, tea, broccoli neutralize free radicals which may damage cells; bolster cellular antioxidant defenses cranberries, cocoa, apples, strawberries, grapes, wine, peanuts, and cinnamon.
Isothiocyanates
Cauliflower, broccoli, broccoli sprouts, cabbage, kale, horseradish may enhance detoxification of undesirable compounds and bolster cellular antioxidant defenses
Phenols
Apples, pears, citrus fruits, some vegetables may bolster cellular antioxidant defenses.
Sulfides/Thiols
Garlic, onions, leeks, scallions may enhance detoxification of undesirable compounds; may contribute to maintenance of heart health and healthy immune function
Dithiolthiones cruciferous vegetables—broccoli, cabbage, bok choy, collards also contribute to maintenance of healthy immune function
Whole Grains
Whole grains
All this dependant in the normal function of our nerve system being free of Subluxations.