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  • Anthocyanins and anthocyanidins

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Purple-coloured foods contain a certain antioxidant called anthocyanin. This is the beautiful plant pigments which give fruit and veg their deep red-orange, purple or blue-violet hues. They are polyphenolic pigments that belong to the flavonoid group Many purple foods contain…

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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…

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  • Oxidation and cellular damage

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Oxygen is key to life!

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  • Micronutrients

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

      Macronutrients and Micronutrients Micro-Nutrients and their importance

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  • Phytonutrients & Phytochemicals

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Phytonutrients & Phytochemicals Bioactive compounds which play a vital role in the bodies biochemistry.These are not stored in your body so you need to continually replenish them with fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds. Fruit and vegetables apart from vitamins and minerals and…

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  • oncogene

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Oncogene is a gene that has the potential to cause cancer.   Proto-oncogenes and Oncogenes Oncogenesis

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  • Free Radicals

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

      What are free radicals? Free radicals are unstable molecules with unpaired electrons. The body metabolises oxygen efficiently but its believed that 1 / 2% gets damaged in the process and these molecules turn to free radicals. They are free as…

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  • coenzyme q10

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Coenzyme q10 or CoQ10 a vital antioxidant to fight carcinogens and recycle Vitamin E Ability to improve cell oxygen use. By controlling the oxygen flow it makes production of energy efficient. Foods found in: Higher Levels: spinach, broccoli, sesame seeds,  dark leafy greens,…

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  • Lipoic Acid

    25th May 2018PureNakedVegan

    Alpha lipoic acid contains the antioxidant nutrient in the form of lipoyllysine. It an antioxidant which is soluble in both fats and water. Having powerful antioxidant capabilities similar to that of vitamin C, vitamin E and coenzyme Q10 Alpha-lipoic acid is…

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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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