• PlantBased Doctors & Scientists

    29th July 2018PureNakedVegan

      Dr. Michael Greger – Nutrition Doctor The amazing nutrition facts creator who evaluates reputable studies and evidence-based nutrition plant-based facts Website: Nutrition Facts Books: How Not To Die: Discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease The How Not To Die Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes to Help Prevent and Reverse Disease Podcast: Nutrition Facts with Dr.…

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  • Semi Essential Nutrients

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Phytochemicals are not essential nutrients that we need to survive but play avital role in the bodies biochemistry. Great to think of them as semi essential nutrients or natures pharmacy.    

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  • ORAC – Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Ranks ability for antioxidants food to absorb free radicals   High-ORAC Foods May Slow Aging Oxygen-radical absorbance capacity assay for antioxidants. Development and validation of an improved oxygen radical absorbance capacity assay using fluorescein as the fluorescent probe. The chemistry behind antioxidant capacity assays. Antioxidant capacity of vegetables, spices and dressings relevant to nutrition. Mechanisms…

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  • Best antioxidant formula

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Combination of the following to disarm oxidants. Vitamin E – Nuts, Seeds, peas, broad beans Vitamin C – Raw vegetables & fruit as heat destroys it Beta-Carotene – red, orange, yellow vegetables and fruits Glutathione  – cruciferous vegetables Anthocyanidins –fruit and vegetables deep red, purple or blue hues. Lipoic Acid – Co enzyme Q10 –   Recently, researchers at…

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  • essential nutrient

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Essential nutrient are nutrients like water, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and amino acids that the body needs in order to function but our bodies cannot make adequate amounts on its own so must be provided by the diet. These are necessary for the body to function properly. Essential nutrients are those. Vitamin A Beta-Carotene Vitamin C Vitamin…

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  • Micronutrients

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

      Macronutrients and Micronutrients Micro-Nutrients and their importance

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  • Recommended Antioxidants

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Vitamin A Betacarotene Vitamin E Vitamin C Zinc Selenium Glutathione Cysteine Plant based antioxidants – Bilberry and pycnogenol      

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  • What is antioxidant SOD?

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Well, What is antioxidant SOD? Our cells have a defense system known as  – Superoxide Dismutase  (SOD)

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  • What are antioxidants?

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Antioxidants are molecules which safely interact with free radicals so preventing free radical damage. There are several enzymes systems in our body which neutralise free radicals but the main antioxidants are Vitamin E – Nuts, seeds, beans, vegetables, wheatgerm and sweet potatoes. Vitamin C – Citrus Fruits, broccoli, peppers, spinach, kale, cabbage, watercress, strawberries, tomatoes, Kiwi and Melons…

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  • Oxidative Stress overwhelms the normal antioxidant capacity

    3rd May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Oxidative stress occurs when excess oxygen radicals are produced in cells which overwhelm the normal antioxidant capacity. The imbalance is in the production of free radicals and the ability for the body to detoxify their harmful effects. Simply put the body does not have enough antioxidants to neutralise free radicals.   Prevent premature Aging and…

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