Antioxidants Millsboro DE

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Lotus Center for Intergral Healing and Wellbeing
(302) 226-7546
301 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE
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American Holistic Medical Association

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General Nutrition Center
(302) 227-5521
19287 Miller Rd Unit 18
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 
Garden Market The
(302) 645-8052
14 Midway Shopping Cn
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 
World Gym Express
(410) 524-1900
107 67th St
Ocean City, MD
 
General Nutrition Corporation
(410) 723-6715
11519 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City, MD
 
Good for You Natural Market
(302) 684-8330
28841 Lewes Georgetown Hwy
Lewes, DE
 
Rainbow Earth Foods
(302) 227-3177
220 Rehoboth Ave
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 
Vitamin Shoppe
(609) 646-1062
2300 Wrangleboro Road Unit 720
Milton, DE
 
Ocean City Organics Inc
(410) 213-9818
11944 Ocean Gtwy
Ocean City, MD
 
Gnc
(410) 213-9523
12741 Ocean Gtwy Ste 850
Ocean City, MD
 
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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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