Protect your body from the damage caused by running with these antioxidant-packed superfoods
Egg yolks are a leading source of lutein and zeaxanthin - a dynamic antioxidant duo that accumulates in the retina and protects eye health. Better still, US Researchers at Tufts University recently discovered that lutein is more readily absorbed from eggs than other sources, such as spinach. "Yolks also provide selenium, vitamin E, high quality protein and choline - a nutrient that can help improve heart health," says Gidus.Power up: If you tire of the classic boiled-scrambled-poached triumvirate, bring a little Mexican flavour to your mornings with breakfast tacos. Just top tortillas with scrambled eggs, diced tomatoes and basil. Muy bien, as they say in Guadalajara...and now Guildford.
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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