Malia Curran

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July 10, 2007 @ Whole Story
These days, ANTIOXIDANT is both a health buzz word AND a big reason to eat superfoods. But you may be wondering "what IS an antioxidant?" Antioxidants protect the body from wear and tear, while strengthening the immune system, muscles, bones and skin. They do this by stabilizing cell-damaging “free radicals” that form as we use energy and age. Unhealthy processed and sugary foods, stress, excessive exercise, extended sun exposure and some chemicals in our environment also spur free radical production.

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Malia Curran, MS, MPH is a national and regional nutrition consultant for Whole Foods Market. Malia is the founder of Malia’s Wholesome Health, Nutrition Consulting, and focuses on healthy household makeovers. She holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition Science & Food Policy from The Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University, and a Master’s degree in Public Health from Tufts School of Medicine. As a nutritionist, writer, and health consultant, she lectures and writes on a wide range of natural healthy lifestyle topics.