Category: antioxidants

Antioxidants Roles in Our Body

  Antioxidants are substances that can prevent or slow damage caused by free radicals, unstable molecules that the body produces in response to environmental and other stressors. These compounds are […]

What is an antioxidant?

What is an antioxidant? What role do antioxidants play in the body? Are antioxidants absorbed by the body through food or do we need to take supplements? If antioxidants are […]

Antioxidants Supplements

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) warns that high doses of antioxidant supplements can be harmful. For example, high beta-carotene intake is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer […]