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What are Antioxidants and Free Radicals?
Antioxidants are substances that counter-act free radical damage. They are essential for good health, weight management and building a strong lean body. Free radicals are molecules that are missing an electron due to pollution, stress or a variety of other natural and unnatural conditions. Because free radicals need an electron, they attack healthy cells and steal theirs, thus damaging healthy cells...
What Does ORAC Mean?
ORAC = oxygen, radical, absorption, capacity =
is a scientific measurement established by the USDA for calculating the effectiveness of a substance’s ability to rid the body of toxins. This tells us how much “bad” disease causing, free radical activity a healthy food can detoxify from our bodies. Unhealthy foods have none! The lowest healthy foods, such as grapefruit, measure in the 100’s. The healthiest foods, like wild blueberries and kidney beans measure in the 13,000 range, and the most powerful spices range as high as 260,000 per serving!...
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