Antioxidants Grand Forks ND

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Amazing Grains
(701) 775-4542
214 Demers Ave
Grand Forks, ND
 
Nature's Country Store
(701) 772-8086
1830 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Neo Life All Natural Food Supplement
(701) 772-6770
702 S 19th St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Amazing Grains Natural Foods Market
(701) 775-4542
214 DeMers Ave
Grand Forks, ND
 
Amazing Grains
(701) 775-4542
214 Demers Ave
Grand Forks, ND
 
General Nutrition Center
(701) 746-7442
Grand Forks, ND
 
Center for Healing & Wholeness
(701) 738-8888
117 N Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Amazing Grains Natural Foods Market
(701) 775-4542
214 DeMers Ave
Grand Forks, ND

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Neo Life All Natural Food Supplement
(701) 772-6770
702 S 19th St
Grand Forks, ND
 
General Nutrition Center Inc
(701) 852-4813
2400 10th St SW
Minot, ND
 
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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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