Amplify your antioxidant intake
Fight free radicals with these healthful and power-packed dishes.
By Joan Teotico
Photos by Rommell Torres
The fight against free radicals seems endless as the unstable molecules—linked to aging, heart disease and cancer—are generated within our bodies. This is due to factors both natural and unnatural like aging, exercise, stress, smoking and exposure to sunlight and pollutants.
But antioxidants, which neutralize free radicals, can defend ourselves from these attackers. Numerous studies have also shown that fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of antioxidants.
Bienvenido Chavez, the executive chef of Eastwood Richmonde Hotel in Quezon City, created these exquisite yet highly nutritious recipes. Ready to fend off free radicals with fine dining?