Antioxidants Layton UT

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Female Balance
(801) 296-2900
1572 South Charlene Drive
Bountiful, UT

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Lifezone Inc
(801) 593-0325
Kaysville, UT
 
Harvest Moon
(801) 825-1389
2146 N Main Pmb St
Layton, UT
 
General Nutrition Center
(801) 546-1355
1076 Layton Hills Mall
Layton, UT
 
Weinert Jean Rd
(801) 773-4840
2121 Robins Dr
Layton, UT
 
Vitality Nutrition for Life
(801) 292-6662
107 S 500 W
Bountiful, UT

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Larry Scott Research Foundation
(801) 444-3881
451 N Main St
Kaysville, UT
 
Mary's Health Shoppe
(801) 544-2016
78 S Fairfield Rd Ste 102
Layton, UT
 
Aloha Nutrition
(801) 525-6464
1948 Woodland Park Dr
Layton, UT
 
Nutrimart
(801) 444-3552
70 S Fairfield Rd
Layton, UT
 
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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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