Posts Tagged ‘Antioxidants’
Tea is virtually calorie-free. And not just that, according to Harvard Health Publication, tea provides antioxidants which can help block the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol, increase HDL (good) cholesterol, and improve artery function. So, drink up and enjoy a new healthy you.
BY GARRY GORDON, MD, DO, MD(H)
You may have heard the phrase that the “life of the body is in the blood.” Without delving into metaphysical considerations, scientifically, the statement is spot-on when considering the quality and length of our lives in association with the condition of our heart and circulatory system. Our heart pumps blood carrying oxygen and nutrients to our tissues and cells, and removes waste products. Blood is the vehicle and transport system for the fuel, but our cells are the powerhouses. Providing our cells an optimal environment with necessary nutrients for energy production, repair and function, as well as elimination of toxins and wastes, is absolutely crucial to our health, happiness and longevity.