Good Food Guides

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Broccoli

Broccoli contains sulforaphane, it can increase the expression of antioxidant genes which may be able to slow the aging process. Various studies have indicated that sulforaphane may offer different benefits including reduced blood sugar, cholesterol levels, and chronic disease development.

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Almond

Almonds are incredibly high in vitamin E, a family of fat-soluble antioxidants. Various studies have shown that consuming specific amounts of vitamin E can lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, dementia, and other diseases.

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Sesame Seed

Sesamin is a unique compound in sesame seeds. Many studies have shown that it may suggest an anti-inflammatory effect, increase the amount of antioxidant activity, and lower blood pressure.

In a 2-month study, a group of 25 participants with knee arthritis ate 40 grams of sesame seed powder daily alongside drug therapy. They experienced a 63% decrease in knee pain, while the other group (on drug therapy alone) only got a 22% decrease.

Sesame is a natural food with high nutritional value. Keeping your body healthy, you can take substantial portions of these seeds regularly.

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Apple

Apples' peel contains polyphenols, which have antioxidant effects. The flavonoid epicatechin may lower blood pressure and reduce heart disease risk.

 

An analysis of studies found that eating apples would be almost as effective at reducing death from heart disease as taking statins (a drug to lower cholesterol).

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