Natural Defences: Six Superfoods

Protect your body from the damage caused by running with these antioxidant-packed superfoods

by Matthew Kadey

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Black Rice

Wholegrain black rice is chock-full of body-repairing anthocyanins, according to scientists at Louisiana State University Agricultural Centre, US.

"These are the same powerful antioxidants found in blueberries and blackberries that have been shown to offer protection from various health threats including cancer and heart disease," says Gidus. Hang your head in shame, Mr Egg-Fried.

Power up: Combine cooked black rice (Infinity Organic Black Rice, £3.09 for 500g from with radish, carrot and red pepper, then drizzle with sesame oil for a tasty salad.

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No cherries in the article, I thought they were on of the best natural food sources for antioxidants.
Posted: 28/09/2011 at 12:06

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.

Posted: 28/09/2011 at 15:46

Molasses (in crysallised form as opposed to the liquid) is also excellent to simultaneously flavour and sweaten porridge. No recipe required.
Posted: 04/10/2011 at 22:17

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Posted: 10/10/2011 at 04:40

Feck off trollop
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 07:10

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.


Posted: 11/10/2011 at 01:22

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