Phytochemicals and Antioxidants(Foods that Fight Disease)
In fact, they are known to play a role in numerous diseases.
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Certain lifestyle habits such as eating a high fat diet, smoking, anddrinking alcohol promote
cell damage.Because free radicals cannot be entirely avoided, it is important tostrengthen our body’s antioxidant defenses.
The richest sources of these natural chemical defenders are
plant foods.Whether it’s fruit, vegetables, whole grains, beans, or nuts, studyafter study continues to reveal the
benefits of plant- based foods.But
is the average person benefiting from them? Notnearly enough!
Around the world people are eating less of these protective plantfoods, and experiencing more and more degenerative diseases.
A recent survey of American eating habits, showed that only 1 in11 Americans succeeded in reaching the recommended
goal of eating…