Antioxidants Burlington WI

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Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating
(262) 348-0555
647 W Main St
Lake Geneva, WI
 
Polson's Natural Foods
(847) 395-0461
960 Main St
Antioch, IL
 
Club Nutri Inc
(815) 648-4014
10325 Il Route 47
Hebron, IL
 
General Nutrition Center
(262) 728-6565
1430 E Geneva St
Delavan, WI
 
Green Grocer
(262) 245-9077
24 West Geneva St
Williams Bay, WI
 
Naturally Yours Health Food Store
(262) 248-9519
710 Geneva St
Lake Geneva, WI
 
Truckers Nutritional
(262) 898-3245
717 S Sylvania Ave
Sturtevant, WI
 
Atrium Inc
(815) 648-4200
12406 Hansen Rd
Hebron, IL
 
Burlington Health Foods
(262) 763-7709
165 E Chestnut St
Burlington, WI

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Polson's Natural Foods
(847) 395-0461
960 Main St
Antioch, IL
 
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Antioxidants

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

An antioxidant is a molecule capable of slowing or preventing the oxidation of other molecules. antioxidants_fruit_juiceOxidation reactions can produce free radicals, which start chain reactions that damage cells.

Antioxidants play a key role in fighting free radicals, a form of oxidation that weakens cells and wears down cell's natural defenses. Antioxidants act as "free radical scavengers", preventing and repairing damage caused by free radicals.  Research suggests that free radicals cause a number of health conditions and degenerative diseases associated with aging, such as: 

  • Age related macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cataracts
  • Cognitive impairment/dementia
  • Diabetes

Studies indicate that antioxidants may also enhance immune defense and therefore lower the risk of cancer and infections.

Antioxidant Examples

Antioxidants are substances or nutrients found in our foods which can prevent or slow the oxidative damage to our bodies. Examples include: 

  • Vitamin A and Carotenoids
  • Beta-carotene
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Selenium
  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)
  • Glutathione
  • Flavonoids / polyphenols 
  • Lycopene
  • Lutein

Antioxidants in Foods

  • Vitamin A and Carotenoids. Apricots (bright-colored fruits and vegetables) broccoli, cantaloupe, carrrots, collards, kale, peaches, sweet potatoes, squash, tomotoes, etc.
  • Vitamin C. Citrus fruits like oranges, lemons and lime etc, broccoli, green leafy vegetables,green pepers, strawberries and tomatoes
  • Vitamin E. Nuts, seeds, whole grains, green leafy vegetables, vegetable oil and liver oils..
  • Selenium. Fish, shellfish, chicken, grains, eggs, red meat, and garlic.
  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10),  Meats, fish, vegetable oils, wheat germ, rice bran, soy, spinach and broccoli. soybean, sesame, and rapeseed oils.
  • Glutathione. Fres...

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