Antioxidants Conyers GA

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The Robbins Health Alliance
(770) 564-1399
1324 Rockbridge Road
Stone Mountain, GA
Services
Other, Reiki, Supplements, Preventive Medicine, Yeast Syndrome, Weight Management, Rheumatology, Reflexology, Orthomolecular Medicine, Nutrition, Metabolic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Internal Medicine, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Fitness/Exercise, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Dermatology, Chiropractic, Bio-identical HRT, Arthritis, Aromatherapy, Allergy, Acupuncture
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Seed Providers
(770) 483-4848
2411 Loch Haven Dr SE
Conyers, GA
 
Nutrition Depot
(770) 760-0609
1360 Dogwood Dr SE
Conyers, GA
 
Natural Path Health Food Store
(770) 760-0433
1910 Highway 20 SE
Conyers, GA
 
Better Health & Gourmet
(770) 593-9125
Lithonia, GA
 
Smoothie King
(770) 929-9450
2239 Highway 20 SE Ste B
Conyers, GA
 
A Touch of Nature Inc
(770) 922-6347
1525 Highway 138 SE
Conyers, GA
 
Saucier Diane
(770) 483-4848
2411 Loch Haven Dr SE
Conyers, GA
 
General Nutrition Centers
(770) 484-8621
8000 Mall Pkwy
Lithonia, GA
 
Reggie's Herb Shop
(770) 484-1556
8022 Rockbridge Rd
Lithonia, GA
 
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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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