Protect your body from the damage caused by running with these antioxidant-packed superfoods
One of nature's great convenience foods, these nutritional powerhouses are often unfairly neglected in favour of almonds and walnuts, but Brazils are actually one of your richest sources of selenium. A single Brazil provides more than 100 per cent of your daily needs. Which is good news as your body uses selenium to create crucial antioxidant enzyme compounds called selenoproteins, which research shows work to offset free radical cell damage caused during endurance exercise. So, go nuts.Power up: Chop up Brazils and toss into salads, blend with milk and seasonal fruit for a smoothie, or eat them on their own as a quick, nutritious snack.
You've misread the article Chris,
Most antioxidants will be found in fresh fruit and veg (as it says) but this just suggests some other foods the don't fall into this category.
I get plenty of lentils but not much of the other stuff! Still I do eat plenty of fruit and veg so I hope I am covered. Not nice to think of those bloody free radicals ruining my temple .
Thanks for the article.
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