Antioxidants for Your Health
There are many factors that play into your health. What you eat. How much you move. The supplements you take. Your family history, just to name a few. One factor you may hear about are antioxidants. These powerful substances play a big role in your body’s health. If you want to learn more about them, the 3 Reasons You Need More Antioxidants in Your Diet blog post from Ro has great information.
Free radicals attack our cells causing oxidative stress. Luckily, antioxidants can protect against oxidative stress and there are tons of antioxidants. In fact, according to Medical News Today, antioxidants aren’t really a substance, but describes what a range of substances can do. Antioxidants can be natural or artificial. They can be found in certain plant-based foods. Our bodies also produce a few antioxidants.
Eat Your Antioxidants
For those of us that love to eat, this is great news! You can eat your antioxidants. And the more colorful your food, the more likely that you are getting high levels of antioxidants. Eat the rainbow is a great way to help you have a color-filled meal. Sweet potatoes, beets, berries, broccoli, pomegranates, lentils, and more. Even better, chocolate! Just make sure it’s the dark chocolate variety.
Youngevity’s Antioxidant Lineup
If you feel like you’re not getting enough antioxidants, Youngevity can help you out. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
- SaXi™ Super Juice Stick Pack – a proprietary blend of antioxidant-rich super fruits, including New Zealand blackcurrant, mangosteen, pomegranate, acai, elderberry, and aloe vera
- Nature’s Pearl Muscadine Grape products – choose from extract, soft gels, oil, and other options to take advantage of polyphenolic antioxidants
- Ultimate Selenium – performs a variety of functions, including synthesizing antioxidants shown to protect against cell damage
- CoreAO Stiks – an antioxidant-rich drink that may help support your immune system
With so many options from foods and Youngevity products, you can help support your body’s needs with antioxidants and feel good about the choices you are making.