Antioxidants

What is Antioxidants?

Antioxidants are mostly found in plant foods. They are natural molecules that help neutralize harmful free radicals in our bodies. Free radicals are potentially harmful substances that result from metabolism and the environment. They may lead to oxidative stress, which contributes to heart disease and other conditions.

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Benefits of reducing intake of added sugar

I don’t know about you, but I certainly enjoy my dessert (yes, dietitians eat dessert too!)!
One of the important
considerations in selecting your sweet treat (as well as selecting other foods) is to pay attention to the quantity of added sugar. Reducing intake of added sugar has a number of benefits.