What Are Anti-Rust Nutrients? Why Do Our Joints Need Them?
The Benefits of Anti-Rust Nutrients
The oxidation that takes place in our body is another way of describing the "rusting" that takes place in our body. This is due to our toxic environment, waste build-up, and the foods we regularly eat.The body needs specific nutrients to address the damage done by this rusting.
What is meant by the term 'rusting' as it relates to our bodies?
Our bodies are affected by an oxidation process that can cause painful joints and stiffness. It's as if we have rusted inside and this is why our joints make creaky noises and it is often difficult and painful to move.
How and why does this oxidation take place?
The natural aging process is one reason that causes this "rust"' to take place in our body. But we are becoming affected earlier and earlier because our day to day living contributes to this rusting process; we regularly eat and inhale carcinogens, and waste builds up from uric acid because of a diet high in protein.
How can this be prevented?
Quite simply by adding the best antioxidants to the diet. According to Dr. Maoshing Ni in his book filled with secrets of longevity, antioxidants are the "antirust" foods that should be added to the diet. Of all the antirust foods available, those with glutathione are the best. Dr. Ni describes glutathione as the "master antioxidant."
Why are these antioxidants important?
Antioxidants are the nutrients that neutralize and remove the free radicals causing this rusting, or oxidative damage.
Which foods contain glutathione?
Glutathione is a naturally occurring compound found in asparagus, walnuts, fish and avocado. (See links below for information about the many benefits of asparagus and avocado). When I lived in S. Korea, every supermarket was filled with large bags of walnuts. Now I know why.
What is glutathione?
Glutathione is made up of three important amino acids: glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine.
Why is glutathione beneficial?
Glutathione helps regulate the immune cells of the body. Additionally, it protects against cancer, aids in DNA repair, helps detoxify the body, and is beneficial in inhibiting the activation of dormant HIV.
What happens if we have a deficiency of glutathione?
A deficiency can cause premature aging as well as low sperm count, diabetes, liver disease and heart disease.
As always, garden fresh or organic is best.
For more information see links below for the many benefits of asparagus and avocado.
Foods with Glutathione
- 8 Super Health Benefits of Asparagus
Asparagus has so many health benefits, it should be added to the healthy diet. Asparagus is great as a detox vegetable, an anti-aging vegetable, and no surprise - an aphrodisiac, and much more. The...
- Rev Up Your Fat Burning Metabolism with Avocado
You can boost your fat burning metabolism by eating foods that contain L-carnitine. Avocado is a rich source of L-carnitine. As an added bonus, it is also an aphrodisiac. L-carnitine is an amino acid found...