Evidence continues to mount in support of the health benefits of phytochemicals. Unfortunately, the exact biochemical and physiological mechanisms for these health benefits are currently unclear. In fact, some of the phytochemicals, such as carotenoids and phenolics, have sometimes been shown to have pro-oxidative activity that could be harmful to health. In addition, very little is known about the absorption of the nonessential phytochemicals (eg, phenolics) through the gastrointestinal tract and their subsequent retention in tissues. Because of the lack of knowledge of the exact mechanisms and magnitude by which nutritionally nonessential antioxidants may affect health, consumption of large amounts of these compounds, in the form of either foods or supplements, may not be prudent until their bio-activity is better understood.

Sleeping Sanctuary

Sleeping Sanctuary

Salvation For The Sleep Deprived The Ultimate Guide To Sleeping, Napping, Resting And  Restoring Your Energy. Of the many things that we do just instinctively and do not give much  of a thought to, sleep is probably the most prominent one. Most of us sleep only because we have to. We sleep because we cannot stay awake all 24 hours in the day.

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