Antioxidants Rochester NH

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Markit Health, LLC
(800) 950-0387
800 Islington Street s10 b155
Portsmouth, NH

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Diet Ecenter
(603) 335-1644
RR 108
Rochester, NH
 
General Nutrition Center
(603) 740-9559
160 Tri City Rd
Somersworth, NH
 
Dover Natural Food Market Place An
(603) 749-9999
7 Chestnut St
Dover, NH
 
Natural Pharmacy
(207) 439-7246
135 Rogers Rd
Kittery, ME
 
Doctor Greens
(603) 447-9282
371A Islington St.
Portsmouth, NH

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General Nutrition Center
(603) 332-9827
16 Lilac
Rochester, NH
 
Herbal Path The
(603) 740-8400
839 Central Ave
Dover, NH
 
Shaklee Products Distributor
(207) 748-1711
136 Stacy Ln
Eliot, ME
 
Rising Tide Natural Foods
(207) 439-8898
165 State Rd
Kittery, ME
 
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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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