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  • Alium Compounds – Phytochemical

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Alium Compounds are found in the Allium genus.

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  • Proanthocyanidins – Phytochemical

    15th June 2018PureNakedVegan

    Proanthocyanidins are a class polyphenols a condensed tannins with potent free radical scavenger. Food sources of proanthocyanidins: grapes (seeds and skins) apples unsweetened baking chocolate red wines blueberries cranberries bilberries blackcurrants hazelnuts pecans pistachios The highest concentrations detected in black…

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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…

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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,…

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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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