ANTIOXIDANTS and how they can improve physical health

We hear about antioxidants but what are they really and what do they do in the body?
We are constantly exposed to chemicals called 'free radicals' and to understand those, it helps to have
a degree in chemistry.  In a nut-shell, a free radical is
an atom or group of atoms that has at least one unpaired electron and is therefore unstable and highly reactive. In animal tissues, free radicals can damage cells and are believed to accelerate the progression of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and age-related diseases.
We breathe free radicals in from the air and acquire them when exposed to radiation. Free radicals are also a byproduct of converting food into energy. Once in the body, free radicals are destructive. They alter cellular structure and function. They initiate disease processes and damage the DNA, or genetic material of the cells, thus disrupting normal, healthy cellular function.  They'd be the fellers in the 'black hats'.
So what causes these damaging little cretins? Severe physical and mental strain, cigarette
smoke, pollution, medications, food additives, airline travel, X-rays, strong sunlight and ultraviolet (UV radiation), heavy metals (mercury in sea food and tooth fillings) and chemical compounds that are absorbed by the skin.

Left to their own devices, free radicals have been found to be responsible for:

  • Cancer
  • Heart Disease (Atherosclerosis)
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Cataracts
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Allergies
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Sunburns
  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Gum Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Nephritis (Kidney Disease)
  • Lupus
  • Premature Aging And Wrinkling
  • HIV/Aids
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Lung Disease (Copd)
  • Crohnís Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Parkinsonís Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Alzheimerís Dementia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Hepatitis (Liver Disease)
  • Cerebral Trauma
  • Retinopathy
  • Diverticulitis/Colitis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Melasma
  • Psoriasis
  • Radiation Injury
  • Immunodeficiencies
  • Infertility
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Endometriosis
  • Huntingtonís Chorea
  • Behcetís Disease
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

 

We do have weapons in the fight against free radicals and the younger we start making use of them the longer our stay here could be.

 

Antioxidants


 Fruits and vegetables have wonderful anti-oxidant properties to fight free radicals.  Coffee enemas will help to detoxify the liver.  13 of the vitamins the body need are antioxidants, including C, A & E.  Who doesn't love a nice
piece of chocolate now and then?   Make use of sunscreens, stop smoking no matter what it takes, reduce the processed foods in exchange for fresh fruits and vegetables and use gloves whenever working with chemical compounds.  Granted we can't live in a bubble but we can try to mitigate damage caused by free radicals.

vegetables and fruits fight free radicals

If you're like us, our lifestyle doesn't always allow us to eat in our best interests.  Fortunately there are some handy alternatives to help us fight free radicals.  A good vitamin therapy, coffee enemas for liver and colon health and lots of fiber to keep things moving along in timely fashion.  Some of our favorites are listed below.

enriching greens a food formula to fight free radicals
Enriching Greens is a super concentrated whole foods formula containing micro-nutrient dense spirulina and BerryRich high antioxidant fruit concentrate. With over 40 health-promoting ingredients, each serving provides an antioxidant activity equivalent to 6-9 servings of fruits and vegetables

coffee for enemas to detoxify the liver and fight free radicals
Gold Roast coffee
Organically grown enema formula.
Specially blended and roasted to have the highest levels of caffeine and palmitic acid available.

vitamin e to help fight free radicals and prevent disease
Vitamin E is a fat soluble antioxidant vitamin that helps to neutralize potentially damaging free radicals in our body.  Studies have shown benefits for coronary artery disease and cancer as well as skin care.

 

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