Health WAVES

March 2005
Swimming World;Mar2005, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p36
This article focuses on nutrition tips for a healthy body. Red may almost have disappeared from the world political map, but if one wants the most vitamin C from the bell peppers, red should be the choice of pepper. A recent study found that red bell peppers have higher levels of vitamin C than green ones. Apples provide the body with quercetin, a flavonoid antioxidant that protects cells against wear and tear that can contribute to chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer. According to Gary Small, M.D., director of the Aging and Memory Research Center at UCLA, there's a six-step solution that will keep the blood flowing to the brain which will keep the synapses firing.


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