Antioxidants Goffstown NH

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Namaste Natural Health & Wellness Centers
(603) 518-5514
571 Mast Road
Manchester, NH

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Nutrition Works Llc
(603) 223-8119
Bow, NH
 
Nutrition 101
(603) 626-5489
865 2nd St Ste 7
Manchester, NH
 
General Nutrition Centers
(603) 622-7720
E Side Plz
Manchester, NH
 
Nutrition House The
(603) 668-8445
125 Loring St
Manchester, NH
 
Bonne Sante Natural Foods
(603) 623-1613
425 Mast Rd
Manchester, NH

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General Nutrition Center
(603) 622-1081
Granite State Market
Hooksett, NH
 
Bonne Sante Natural Foods
(603) 623-1613
425 Mast Rd
Manchester, NH
 
Low Carb Heaven
(603) 668-8875
545 Hooksett Rd
Manchester, NH
 
General Nutrition Center
(603) 624-2556
1500 S Willow St
Manchester, NH
 
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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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