Doctor Oz played a game called “Pyramid of Health” to teach us about different antioxidants that fight diseases, cancer and wrinkles! See how well you do:
1. Ellagic Acid – Antioxidants in Red Berries
Antioxidants are most famous for their skin benefits. Red berries have ellagic acid, which helps protect your skin from UV damage. How many red berries can you list?
ANSWER: Red berries include:
– Goji Berries
– Red Currants
2. Linoleic Acid in Grapeseed Oil
Grapeseed Oil is highly concentrated with linoleic acid, which is an antioxidant that fights off heart attacks, high blood pressure and high cholesterol because of the omega 3 fatty acids in Grapeseed Oil. What are the top sources for fatty omega 3 acids?
Answer: Top sources for omega 3 fatty acids are:
– Walnuts (nuts and seeds in general)
– Olive Oil
3. Antioxidants in Beans
Your body needs help to fight free radicals, which can cause diseases. Beans are a top notch source for antioxidants, how many beans can you list?
ANSWER: List of beans with antioxidants include:
– Lima Beans
– Blackeye Peas
– Pinto Beans
4. Antioxidants in Pomegranate Juice
True or False – Is Pomegranate Juice
high in antioxidants and does pomegranate juice help lower cholesterol?
ANSWER: TRUE! Pomegranate Juice helps lower cholesterol and is rich in antioxidants!