Antioxidants Liberal KS

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General Nutrition Center
(620) 624-2561
1529 N Kansas Ave
Liberal, KS
 
Natural Health Center
(580) 778-3310
Turpin, OK
 
From A Loving Source
(913) 660-6371
8205 West 152nd Terrace
Overland Park, KS
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Yeast Syndrome, Women's Health, Wellness Training, Weight Management, Tai Chi, Supplements, Mind/Body Medicine, Meditation
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Living Foods USA
(785) 856-0701
3129 Creekwood Drive
Lawrence, KS

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Hyalogic
(913) 422-9395
4015 Bonner Industrial Drive
Shawnee, KS

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Nature's Cupboard Health Store
(620) 624-0881
50 E Tucker Rd
Liberal, KS
 
Cullum Daniel P DC
(580) 778-3310
Turpin, OK
 
VItaminProShop.com
(913) 631-4777
10703 W. 63 street
Shawnee, KS

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Go Natural Healthy Living, LLC
(620) 251-3329
122 W. 8TH STREET
Coffeyville, KS

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Organic Cupboard Health Foods
(620) 792-2345
3122 10th St
Great Bend, KS
 
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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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