Fruits Nutrient Pack for Health

by Gyanvitaranam

    ‘A fruit a day keeps the doctor away’ is a common saying since time immemmorial. But recent researches have proved that the saying has a scientific base too. There are several fruits which are consumed for their nutrients or for their medicinal properties.

    In recent times these fruits have been shown to possess valuable antioxidants of great nutritional values. Antioxidants are an inhibitor of the process of oxidation and thus have diverse physiological role in the body. Antioxidants in fruits act as radical scavengers and help in converting radicals to less reactive species.

What are antioxidants?

    An antioxidant is a molecule capable of inhibiting the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that produces free radicals that may damage the cells. Antioxidants are natural substances that may prevent cell damage and terminate the chain reactions caused due to free....

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