Antioxidants, what are they and why do I need them? Well antioxidants are your bodies natural defense to fighting off cancer. They are mostly found in a wide variety of berries and fruit juices that are highest when occurring in their natural state. The most commonly herd of place to find high levels of antioxidants is in the blueberry and grape families. Just try to be aware of a few things while you are looking around for that perfect fruit to fit your lifestyle.
In the blueberry family, there are actually many different variety of berries. The same goes for any fruit. The rule of thumb seems to be that the smaller and darker the berry, the higher the antioxidant levels are. That is, in the blueberry family. If you decide that you enjoy raspberries far better than you are in far better luck. In a study done by the University of Utah students, the Caroline Raspberry has an extremely high level of antioxidants which surpasses those of the blueberry. It also has an amazing size. These would be the beauties to grow or look for in the farmers market world if you can find them. The flavor is also so out of this world you’ll thank me for it!
Keep in mind though, any source of antioxidants will help protect your body. The more different sources we can find the better. It’s always a good idea to remember to eat at least 5 different colors of fruits and vegetables a day. Make it a commitment that’s tasty and pleasing to your body. Not only will you be getting good levels of antioxidants, but also vitamins minerals and fiber.
Nutralite is a global company who has always managed to broaden their horizons in every way. With over six-thousand acres of organic farmland to harvest their crops from to make and manufacture products that are healthy and wholesome. This company has developed something so wonderful it is good for everyone, even people with diabetes.
Twist Tubes, as they are called, are wonderful little tubes that you simply twist the top off and pour the concentrate into your bottled water. (Just don’t forget to take a little sip first!) The blueberry is a concentrated formula chalk full of antioxidants that your body needs to help fend off cancer causing agents. The most common threat these days is skin cancer because of the diminishing atmosphere and the suns damaging rays.
If you aren’t into eating a lot of dark berries which are great for antioxidants try some grapes or raspberries. If fruit just isn’t your thing, than you may want a supplement of some kind and this may be just the thing for you. They cost about the same price as other water additives minus the aspartame, a cancer causing agent. So pour a glass and a toast to your health. These are most delicious treats and also diabetic friendly at just eight calories and one carb per serving. With that being said you just can’t go wrong.