Supplements do supply antioxidants! Even though eating fruits and vegetables provide good amount of antioxidant and needed ORAC units per day, not all foods available in all season. For this reason, some people prefer consuming supplements either in the form of powder, tablets or capsules. Antioxidant rich leaf powders such as Drumstick powder, Brahmi powder, Spirulina powder, Ashwagandha powder etc. are available in the market. One must make sure to get the supplements from reliable sources.
High ORAC vegetables and fruits can be found in condensed supplements form. These supplements are loaded with antioxidant rich phytochemicals to support optimal health. These are wonderful tools to get necessary ORAC units that our body needs. For older adults especially, these supplements are helpful as they have limited mobility and find it hard to get meals ready. Adding powder in smoothies or water helps them to get necessary antioxidants. For youngsters consuming fresh fruits and vegetables are best option to get the needed ORAC units.
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Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: October 5, 2020