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A 29-year-old female asked:

Do i have to take antioxidants 30 minutes before a meal?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Urgent Care 20 years experience
Antioxidants: Antioxidants (Vit A,C,E etc) are something we turn to when we think of eating a healthy diet. However, the USPST recommends against using antioxidants Beta Carotene and Vitamin E to prevent cancer or cardiovascular disease. Studies show we have yet to find evidence that antioxidants can prevent cancer or disease. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/antioxidants/ http://tinyurl.com/hl5gv29
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In my opinion it is best to get these substances from superfoods- within their natural context.
Feb 4, 2016
Last updated Feb 4, 2016

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