October 9, 2012
In his book, “The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer,” nutritionist Jonny Bowden, PhD, makes his case for the need to consume more antioxidants in our daily diets. Antioxidants are vitamins and minerals that protect and repair cells from damage caused by free radicals. Specifically, he recommends an eating strategy that involves consuming foods that have been tested for antioxidant power and found to be outstanding performers. Fortunately, the government has compiled a database of foods that fall into this category. It’s called the ORAC Scale.
To learn what blueberries, fish, and can do for you beyond tasting good on your tongue, read the rest of the article here.
To learn more about the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) Scale, click here.