Antioxidants Fremont OH

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Naturally Yours
(419) 332-0353
401 S Front St
Fremont, OH
 
Natural Health Care Center
(419) 447-1888
672 Miami St
Tiffin, OH
 
Down Home Foods
(419) 483-8802
811 Northwest St
Bellevue, OH
 
Naturally Yours
(419) 332-0353
401 S. Front St.
Fremont, OH
 
Nutrition & Fitness Plus
(419) 436-1825
642 Lynn St
Fostoria, OH

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General Nutrition Center
(419) 448-1956
870 W Market St
Tiffin, OH
 
Todd James
(419) 443-1601
34 Glennview Ter
Tiffin, OH
 
Fostoria Animal Clinic
(419) 436-2222
612 Plaza Dr
Fostoria, OH
 
Naturally Yours
(419) 332-0353
401 S. Front St.
Fremont, OH

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Recipe 4 Wellness
(330) 340-8314
2203 Dessecker Drive
Dover, OH
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Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Nutrition, Movement Therapy, Herbal Medicine, Healthy Aging, Coaching
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American Holistic Medical Association

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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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