Comparitive Essay

Submitted By themainDutch
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Pages: 3

Food remedies

Pg 4 Lengthen your life---- oxidation causes your body cells to break down and age therefore it contributes to heart disease, wrinkles, cancer, and arthritis. However nature produces natural antioxidants that can help this process from gradually effect Americans who have these problems. Vitamin C, E, and beta-carotenes are natures antioxidants that can easily be consumed by drinking a glass of pure grapefruit or naturally squeezed orange juice not from concentrate which means they were tampered with during production and not completely natural. If Americans do not like these citric juices or cannot find all natural without sugar or high fructose corn syrup, they can eat one sweet potato or a large carrot which gives more than the recommended amount which is six to ten milligrams.
Pg 4 Anticancer power pg131 pg77---cancer is the leading killer of Americans under the age 85---phytochemicals are found in vegetables and fruits which can also have antioxidant abilities, but these chemical compounds are most known by researchers for their cancer-fighting ability. Whole grains and legumes are also very helpful in not only fighting cancer but reducing cancer cell growth. If more Americans would eat less wrong foods that are high in fat and protein, which is usually found in animal products, and more “right foods” the incidence of all cancers would drop by at least thirty percent. Phytonutrients are only found in plant foods, these nutrients are what prevent cancer cells from developing or growing. Just five servings of fruits or vegetables each day can drastically decrease Americans risks of dying from cancer.
Pg 177---Cholesterol--- about 100 million American adults have cholesterol levels that are deadly; meaning that we Americans are at more risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular diseases. Cholesterol is not all bad however. All humans need it and create it, but when our bodies consume a large amount of low-density lipoprotein, which is the bad cholesterol, mainly found in animal foods such as meat, milk, eggs, and butter it can become a hazard. When this cholesterol circulates through the cardiovascular