Foods that Beat Oxidative Stress

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Experiencing oxidative stress is as critical as any other ailment. Many researches associate oxidative stress with one of the underlying causes of cancer. Hence, avoiding this peculiar condition become vitally important. Generally, when the oxidation process is taking place in your body, free radical may be produced. These free radicals are the root cause of the problems, as they tend to attack healthy cells of the body and give rise to associated problems. To avoid this, modify your diet in such a way that your body is able to produce high levels of antioxidants for fighting against free radicals. In this way, you not only have a stronger immune system, but your body also functions in a more efficient manner. Here is a list of food components that are high in antioxidants:

  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Citrus fruits
  • Dark chocolate
  • White, green and black tea
  • Ginger and honey
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Beans
  • Avocado
  • Vegetable oils
  • Fatty fish and seafood

Furthermore, you must focus on maintaining an appropriate body weight according to your age and height. Try to eat less. However, eat after every two or three hours. Going on without food for an extended period is very harmful. Do not skip your breakfast since it is the most important meal of the day. Try to acknowledge stress and manage it accordingly. Be more positive about situations. Try to quit smoking, since it not only harms your health, but also the health of others.

Water is undoubtedly the most essential element required by the human body. If you are keeping yourself hydrated all day long, you feel more rejuvenated and active. In addition, it helps in excreting residing toxins and free radicals out of your system. Drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day, but measure your body weight in kilos times 35 for a more precise number of litres of fluids your body needs per day.  Keep yourself nourished with the right types o food, hydrated with plenty of water and juices and don’t forget to stay positive about life.

 

Best of Health,

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