Antioxidants protect the body from free radicals which can play a role in heart disease, cancer, and other conditions. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how antioxidants work, where they come from, why they are beneficial, and much more.
Skin Care Products: Best Ingredients for Aging Skin
See this guide to anti-aging ingredients in skin care products.
Eating to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
Nutritional information that may help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
Heart Disease and Antioxidants, Vitamin E, and Beta-Carotene
Find out what you need to eat to make sure you get plenty of heart-healthy antioxidants.
Good Food: Can It Keep Cancer Away?
Experts believe that eating healthy is an important way to protect against cancer. Here’s how to make sure you’re getting enough of the good stuff -- like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains -- while staying away from the bad.
Valentine's Day: Good for the Heart
The stuff of Valentine's Day -- chocolate, red wine, and love -- can play a role in keeping the blood flowing throughout the body, according to a growing amount of research.
Next Millennium Nutrients
Forty years ago, a person who dined regularly on steak and potatoes would have been considered the picture of health. Today a healthy plate needs a more colorful palette: blueberries rich in anthocyanin, red peppers loaded with lycopene, and salmon full of fatty acids that help reduce the risk of cancer.
Heady Over Grapes?
Grape-seed extract has been attracting the attention of consumers in search of a super-antioxidant. But does it really work?
Nuts Help Lower Bad Cholesterol
Nutritionists say that certain nuts deserve an honored spot in the kitchen of every healthy eater (as long as you're not allergic, of course.)
The Truth About Coffee
Can the secret of good health be found in a cup of joe? Not completely, but research is showing it's a good start.
Dark Chocolate: Heart-Healthy Benefits
Could chocolate be good for you? We knock down the myths about chocolate and explore its heart-healthy benefits.
Keeping Your Immune System Healthy
Your immune system attacks foreign invaders with specialized white blood cells. Find out how to use diet and exercise to help.
Functional Foods and Their Benefits
Functional foods contain additives that go above and beyond meeting your basic nutritional needs.
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Foods for Healthy, Supple Skin
Favoring these kinds of foods will help your skin be at its best. See why.
Slideshow: Eating for a Long Life
Improve Your Immunity
When your immune system is strong, you have a better chance of fighting off colds and other infections. Read these tips to strengthen your immunity.
12 Powerhouse Veggies You Should Be Eating -- Now!
12 vegetables that pack a particularly big nutritional punch. Plus, ideas to prepare them.