Antioxidants Fremont NE

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General Nutrition Center
(402) 727-8777
860 E 23rd St
Fremont, NE
 
Harvest Health & Coffee
(402) 721-7031
419 N Main St
Fremont, NE
 
Bountiful Harvest Health Food
(402) 533-9012
757 Washington St
Blair, NE
 
Dancing Rainbow Natural Grocery
9 S Montana St
Butte, NE
 
Shaklee
(402) 397-8652
8304 Parker St
Omaha, NE
 
Neo Life & Nutriance Counselors
(402) 721-3315
240 W 6th St
Fremont, NE
 
Complete Nutrition
(402) 916-9947
15805 W Maple Rd
Omaha, NE
 
Harvest Health and Coffee
(402) 721-7031
419 N Main St
Fremont, NE

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Metabolic Research Center
(402) 682-9000
3604 Twin Creek Dr
Bellevue, NE
 
Naber Chiropractic
(402) 331-4001
1410 E Gold Coast Rd
Papillion, NE
 
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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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