Answers!

To yesterday’s pop quiz!

That glass of OJ provides almost 100% of the RDA of Vitamin C, an

antioxidant

 

Tea is rich in polyphenols.  Fruits and veggies are rich in vitamin C,

A, lycopene and beta carotene.

 

We are exposed to free radicals when our bodies break down food,

as well as from the environment.  Antioxidants may help protect

your cells from the effects of these free radicals.

 

  1. Fruits and vegetables. 

Antioxidant supplementation is not recommended at this time.

Consume a well-balanced diet that contains lots of fruits and

vegetables to ensure intake of a sufficient amount of antioxidants.

 

In addition to eating well, it is important to get enough sleep, wash your hands frequently, and keep stress levels low.

 

Created by: Kimberly Pierce, RD, LDN

Sodexo Dietitian – Stonehill College

 

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