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Wanted to know if antioxidants reverse aging?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Of course not: Antioxidants won't even slow it. The truth is that our bodies are programmed to wear out and slowing this will be trickier than the next advances against cancer. Specific antioxidants have a few narrow uses, but overall, the utter failure of administering antioxidants to slow aging or successfully treat any common illness is one of the greatest disappointments of medical science in recent years.

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