A systematic review of published studies into the various benefits of vitamin and mineral supplements found insufficient evidence to prove or disprove that they are effective
Although we are all aware of how good exercise can be for our bodies, pounding the treadmill, lifting weights, or doing high levels of training can take its toll
People who eat chocolate regularly tend to be thinner
Analysis of the antioxidant content of nine different types of nut: walnuts, almonds, peanuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, macadamias and pecans showed that a handful of walnuts not only contain almost twice as much antioxidants as an equivalent amount of any other commonly consumed, but that those in walnuts were between two and 15 times more potent than vitamin E, renowned for its antioxidant properties.
Antioxidants can combat this damage and fruit and vegetables in the diet, especially brightly colored foods like tomatoes, broccoli, blueberries and apples are all excellent sources.
Anti-oxidants commonly touted for their health-promoting benefits, could contribute to the early onset of Type 2 diabetes
The powerful antioxidant/anti-inflammatory compound found in fruits and vegetables significantly boosts endurance capacity and maximal oxygen capacity (VO2max) in healthy, active but untrained men and women.
Taking vitamins C and E after a workout appears to prevent physical exercise improving the body’s energy regulation, acording to a new study. Ironically, it is the supplements’ health-boosting properties that appear to be to blame.