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Nature's Bounty
(541) 447-2247
143 NW 3rd St
Prineville, OR
 
Cornucopia Natural Foods
(541) 548-5911
111 NW 6th St
Redmond, OR

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Weigand Enterprises
(541) 477-3262
44600 SE Gi Rd
Prineville, OR

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Choice Nutritionals
(877) 263-8288
7431 SE Eola Hills Rd
Amity, OR

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AFA Blue Green Algae - Miracle Superfood
(877) 288-8128
P.O. Box N
Klamath Falls, OR

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Cornucopia Natural Foods & Deli
(541) 548-5911
111 NW 6th St
Redmond, OR
 
Cornucopia Natural Foods
(541) 548-5911?
111 NW 6th St
Redmond, OR
 
Prosperous Wisdom Healing Garden
(541) 923-4736
649 SW 33rd St
Redmond, OR

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Shaklee Distributors - Crystal & David Bessenbacher
(503) 623-5485
16155 Brown Rd
Dallas, OR

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BioAg
(503) 838-2467
6080 Wigrich Rd
Independence, 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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