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Economics of, relating to, or intended for protection of domestic industries
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Apparently, the protective substances induce a phase II detoxification pathways which minimize and help repair the damages in our DNA caused by our unhealthy and self-destructive lifestyle.
The 'Mediterranean diet' consists of a high content of vegetables, fresh fruits, cereals and olive oil, with a high intake of beta-carotene; vitamins C and E; and other protective substances like selenium, flavonoids and polyphenols.
Unless you have an allergy to yeasts, molds, and fungi (having an overgrowth of the yeast Candida albicans is not the same as having a yeast allergy), taking mushrooms is not only safe, it may be one of the most protective substances for winter illnesses.

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