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What is the best single antioxidant?

What is the best single antioxidant?

Vitamin C: This is not a simple question. All the vitamins work as a complex team and they all play a part in the normal consumption of oxygen. Google my blog "oxygen, the spark of life". There is a post on the use of supplementary vitamins. ...Read more

Antioxidant (Definition)

Antioxidants are substances that protect your cells against oxidation, especially oxidation by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Vitamins a, c, e, as well as beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, and selenium, are common antioxidants. Foods high in antioxidants include fruits, ...Read more


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Given so many antioxidant sources, and claims, what is the best of all of them?

Given so many antioxidant sources, and claims, what is the best of all of them?

Fruit and vegetables: The best source of antioxidants is your food. Eat your fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What are the best antioxidant foods? Which fruits, vegetables or other foods have the most antioxidants or best antioxidant power?

Foods : Foods that are rich in antioxidants include: berries (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries), red grapes as well as red wine, cherries, plums, dark chocolate, artichokes, carrots, potatoes, apples, and a variety of beans, namely red beans. Try not to focus on one specific food that has the most or best antioxidant power as you put it, rather eat a diet that consists of a wide variety of anti-oxidant rich foods. This will prove more beneficial in the long term. ...Read more

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What's the best antioxidant supplement for the skin for a 30 year old woman?

Topical Retinol: Retinol (vitamin a) has antioxidant properties. There is an abundance of scientific studies demonstrating the benefits of topical retinol for the reduction of acne, fine lines, wrinkles, photodamage, and hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Hat are antioxidents and what are they good for?

Hat are antioxidents and what are they good for?

Still in testing: It is a general feeling that there is molecular damage in the body from breakdown products of oxygen termed "free-radicals". These are highly reactive chemicals which might cause aging and other damage. Anti oxidants reduce this risk by binding and chemically neutralizing these free radicals. However no good testing has proven this; experiments are being run however. ...Read more

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There is a lot of press about the importance of antioxident vitamins. Are they really important? If so what should I look for in a vitamin formula?

There is a lot of press about the importance of antioxident vitamins.  Are they really important?  If so what should I look for in a vitamin formula?

Not in pills: Antioxidants in pills and added to food are increasingly being deemed potentially harmful because of their ability to overwhelm our immune system and neutralize certain helpful free radicals. Get your antioxidants from natural food like fruits and vegetables and there are no such concerns. See http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/01/the-case-against-antioxidants.Html?M=1. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume detox drink, niacin 500 mg, and antioxidents?

Is it safe to consume detox drink, niacin 500 mg, and antioxidents?

Detox: What is in the detox drink? What antioxidants are you speaking of? People take a lot of concoctions without having any idea what's in them because some advertisement says the stuff is good for you. Rarely is there any proof of their claims. I wouldn't slug down any mistery drink if i didn't know what it was. ...Read more

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Help please! is antioxidant good for your body?

Help please! is antioxidant good for your body?

Not in pills: Antioxidants in pills and added to food are increasingly being deemed potentially harmful because of their ability to overwhelm our immune system and neutralize certain helpful free radicals. Get your antioxidants from natural food like fruits and vegetables and there are no such concerns. See http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/01/the-case-against-antioxidants.Html?M=1. ...Read more