In Your 40s? Your Weapon Against Cell Damage
This damage might take the form of sunspots, fine lines or decreased moisture, she says, so it’s important at this stage of life to take action to defend your body from this stress.
This is where antioxidants come in. Research shows that through nutrition, they reduce the damage from free radicals and help to protect our cells.
The optimal way of boosting your antioxidant levels is through food - fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Dr Romm suggests the following foods, rich in antioxidants, for that crucial phase of life:
berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries)
leafy greens (kale, spinach, chard, lettuce)
seeds (flax seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds)
foods high in Vitamin C like citrus fruit such as grapefruit, lemon and oranges.
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Can Oxidative Damage Be Treated Nutritionally? | ScienceDirect
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