That is the good news. In the process they trigger all sorts of good things that advance our general health.
What is clear though is that all refined food naturally eliminates a wide range of active compounds we actually respond well to. All this strongly supports eating a lot of veggies. The wider the variety the better and to love slightly toxic stuff as well.
A useful discussion regarding excess training and the proper application of lower impact training that is worthwhile. This has the potential of been better than steroids.
Fruits and Vegetables Are Trying to Kill You
Antioxidant vitamins don’t stress us like plants do—and don’t have their beneficial effect.
In fact, they may improve health for quite the opposite reason: They stress you.
Eating food from plants that have struggled to survive toughens us up as well.
Vitamins were strongly antioxidant in test tubes. So the ROS theory of aging and disease rose to prominence. You could slow aging, it followed, by neutralizing free radicals with antioxidant pills. A supplement industry now worth $23 billion yearly in the U.S. took root.
[ Very Good - this reflects my Qi gong inspired program and als opens a road forward - arclein]
Health doesn’t result solely from the instructions your genome contains, but your relationship with the world.
In the dance between animals and plants, there’s true mutualism. “We’re in this together, the plants and us.”