Antioxidants Wendell NC

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Knightdale Fitness Center
(919) 217-3138
315 N 1st Ave
Knightdale, NC
Marr Clyde Morrison III
(919) 878-9590
3716 Marlin Ct
Raleigh, NC
Total Wellness
(919) 878-9590
3716 Marlin Ct
Raleigh, NC
Shaklee Authorized Distributor
(919) 878-9590
3716 Marlin Ct
Raleigh, NC
Sunshine Health Wellness Center
(919) 550-8555
419 E Main St
Clayton, NC
Gnc Knightdale
(919) 217-6868
7138 Knightdale Blvd
Knightdale, NC
Marr Ellen Ross Msrd
(919) 878-9590
3716 Marlin Ct
Raleigh, NC
Firm Foundations Herbs & Vitamin Suppl
(919) 872-5433
3644 Capital Blvd
Raleigh, NC
Airsource Filterless Purification
(919) 878-9590
3716 Marlin Ct
Raleigh, NC
Nutrition Shop The
(919) 553-8311
884D Gulley Dr
Clayton, NC


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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