July 16, 2011

vitamin CCataracts is quite a common disease in older people, especially in low-income countries of the world. It is linked to a clouding of the eye’s lens which leads to vision problems. Modern medicine offers several effective solutions for this problem, including surgeries and others. However, it is very important to prevent and lower the risks of cataract since the early ages. How to do that? In particular, according to the latest research, it is necessary to enrich our diet with the food sources of vitamin C and antioxidants, which are reported to substantially reduce the risks of the development of this condition on the latest stages of our life. Read the rest of this entry »

strawberryNowadays, everyone is talking about numerous benefits and therapeutic effects of antioxidants. Many of us are trying to add to our daily diet as many natural foods rich in antioxidants (green tea, chocolate, blueberries, black berries, raisins, kale, spinach, broccoli and so on) as possible. The main effects of antioxidants are centered around reducing oxidative stress, the imbalance in the cells which is linked to various dangerous diseases (cancer or cardiovascular diseases) and aging. Antioxidants can block the activities of free radicals and this way improve body’s defensive properties to prevent aging, especially premature aging. Read the rest of this entry »