Antioxidants Oregon City OR

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Foundation Natural Medicine Center
(503) 608-9160
3800 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard, Suite 200-D
Beaverton, OR
Services
Wellness Training, Weight Management, Supplements, Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine, Family Practice, Diabetes, Chiropractic, Cardiovascular Disease, Arthritis, Allergy
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Computerized Health Appraisals
(503) 656-7446
Oregon City, OR
 
Mann Janet Nutrition Consulting
(503) 650-3801
619 Madison St Ste 102
Oregon City, OR
 
Living Free Publications
(503) 631-8589
Oregon City, OR
 
Aidp Inc
(503) 636-7555
19432 Westling Dr
Oregon City, OR
 
Herbalife Distributors
(503) 650-7137
Oregon City, OR
 
Oregon City Wholistic Health Clinic
(503) 657-4043
216 6th St
Oregon City, OR
 
Bea Lydecker's Naturals
(503) 631-8589
Oregon City, OR
 
Healthship Enterprises
(503) 656-1993
19142 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR
 
Hippocrates Secrets
(503) 656-1993
19142 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR
 
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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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