HEALTH & MENTAL HYGIENE

Anne Rollins MS RD CSSD LDN

What even is an anti oxidant?

One of my favorite seasons for food (and sports) is upon us!  I’m going to discuss food because sports are a tough conversation currently, especially for football in New England. Pomegranates have arrived in giant boxes to the stores, and now is the time to scoop them up.  Pomegranates contain powerful anti oxidants (vitamin C and E) and in high concentrations, as well as folate, fiber, vitamin A, K, copper, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, manganese and magnesium. All that?! What a bargain!  Well, just how does that break down and why is that important?

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