Mad for Exercise? Get Antioxidants in Your Diet

If you exercise regularly, make sure you’re getting enough beta carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E in your diet. Research shows that these antioxidants help to prevent injury to skeletal muscles and decrease fatigue during endurance events. Can vitamin E prevent cancer? How antioxidants work Antioxidants are found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other … Read More

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Why Should You Eat Seeds?

Have you ever wondered about the health benefits of seeds? Dietitian Amy Jamieson-Petonic, RD, says people don’t realize certain seeds have a variety of health benefits. Hemp seeds, for example, can be a great source of vitamin E. “Vitamin E is an antioxidant in our body,” says Jamieson-Petonic. “It helps to reduce these free-radicals — these … Read More