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OK, link 1) Some of the key high-antioxidant foods to focus on include:
green leafy vegetables
cruciferous veggies (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, etc.)
omega-3 foods like salmon and wild seafood
nuts and seeds (chia, flax, hemp, pumpkin, etc.)
unrefined oils like extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil
herbs and spices (ginger, turmeric, garlic, for example)
We have salmon every Sunday and white and tinned fish regularly. We always use coconut oil and olive oil (no others). Nuts and seeds are eaten every day including chia and flax, pumpkin and sunflower, hemp occasionally and always have a full drawer of organic veg.; berries I love!
I have no problem researching and understanding diet. I researched, over many years, a history of diet back to the Prosimion, 60 million years ago. I have given talks with music on the history of food and it would surprise me if any really thoroughly good diet has no historical background! There are variables for groups, of course, one is the different diets tolerated over ages in different peoples – ref William Wolcott and the Metabolic Typing Diet, essentially the basic difference between the hunter-gatherer diet of Africa (30-40& lean meat and 60-70% vegetarian), and the eastern European big game hunter (mostly meat with a little seasonal veg). There will naturally be a 'mixed type' too. Even the Innuit eat 24 different kinds of moss, apparently! This is why the 'single-minded' lobbies always battle over which is best. They have not heard of the history of variety (the only newcomer in the field being the Agrarian diet – not yet fully assimilated, it is said). Then, each individual is different too. It is both hugely complex and quite simple – the brain has no taste buds but, there again, we have three different kinds of these A) natural – (lost in the mists of our childhood, probably), B) Learned at table, C) corrupted by fancy! Overcoming the last two would be the simplicity of diet, but who said the simple is easy? The Weston Price Foundation determined that the maritime diet is the healthiest, the hunter-gatherer second and agrarian last!
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