Scientists from the University of California in Los Angeles drew up a list of the most useful drinks. It was compiled from juices rich in antioxidants. They are vital to our health, due to having the ability to fight free radicals.
The latter have destructive properties on molecules and the cells of the human body. With increasing age, free radicals become more and more, to the moment when the body does not control them any more, and they begin to destroy it from within.
According to modern medicine, free radicals are responsible for ulcers, cancer, arthritis, heart disease, aging skin. Most antioxidants are found in vitamins A, C and E, zinc, selenium, glutathione, etc..
1. Pomegranate juice
It contains all necessary vitamins and trace elements, as well as phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron and sodium. Has a beneficial effect on hypertension, anemia and the cardiovascular system. However, it is advisable not to be consumed by people who suffer from ulcers and acidity.
2. Red wine
Red wine is useful for the prevention of cancer and this has been proven by many studies. Dietitians also advise daily consumption of red wine, but not more than 50 ml.
3. Grape juice
Contains beneficial vitamins from Group B. They strengthen hair and nails. It’s vitamin C is a fighter against harmful microorganisms. It is also said that grape juice improves memory and keeps skin supple. Scientists think the juice is effective in fighting breast cancer.
4. Cranberry juice
These strengthen eyesight and fight indigestion. They help against diabetes mellitus, protect gums and help retain a youthful body.
5. Cherry juice
Cherry juice contains vitamin A, vitamin C and iron. Vitamin A is necessary for the teeth and eyes. Vitamin C fights infection. Cherry juice reduces the development of many types of cancer and diseases of the urinary tract.
6. Orange juice
It is recommended for colds and flu. Strengthens blood vessels, removes fatigue, boosts mental processes. It is recommended in hypertension and atherosclerosis. But it is not recommended for people with high acidity and low calcium content in their bones.
Tea is acknowledged as a useful drink. It not only refreshes and invigorates the body, but is also the scourge of cardiovascular disease and various infections.
8. Apple Juice
Apple juice is useful in atherosclerosis, diseases of the liver, bladder and kidneys. It normalizes the functioning of the intestines and helps to faster output toxins.