Maqui is a tree that is native to the temperate rainforests of Chile and certain regions of southern Argentina. Its sweet-tasting berries, which resemble blackcurrants in size and color, have been consumed by Mapuche Indians for hundreds of years. Indeed, Mapuche warriors have attributed their renowned stamina and vigor to their consumption of maqui berries. Let's take a closer look at the nutritional profile of these little-known fruits and find out why Chile's indigenous people hold them in high regard.
By now, it is no surprise (to most people) that fruits and vegetables possess powerful antioxidants. What may surprise you is how essential they are for a healthy mind and body.
Reactive oxygen species are produced as a normal by-product of a range of body functions, and are produced in greater quantity as a result of high-intensity exercise. Watercress is a green leafy vegetable that is high in antioxidant compounds.
Contrary to many anti-aging pills and creams, avocados are extremely inexpensive and also quite a delicious addition to any seasonal meal.