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Do list the minerals act like antioxidants?

Do list the minerals act like antioxidants?

Mineral antioxidants: Long list as all minerals are antioxidants and all minerals have to be supplied by the diet as none are made by the body. ...Read more

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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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It is said that green tea acts as a antioxidant. Weather it reduces any pimples on the face...

It is said that green tea acts as a antioxidant. Weather it reduces any pimples on the face...

Will disappoint: Green tea is variously promoted as "very good" or "very bad" for you -- it's an interesting mix of active substances but this isn't your answer. Antioxidants won't touch acne or most other illnesses. You're an adult and you owe it to yourself and those around you to get serious acne managed scientifically. If benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your personal physician. ...Read more

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Besides the benefits of vitamins/minerals/fibre/antioxidants, what else is good about vegies?

Besides the benefits of vitamins/minerals/fibre/antioxidants, what else is good about vegies?

Fiber content: The fiber content in vegetables will help reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity and diabetes. Half of your meals everyday should be either fruits or vegetables. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i give my son a multi-vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant supplement?

Please tell me, could i give my son a multi-vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant supplement?

Why?: Has he been diagnosed with a deficiency? Have symptoms? Then see you doctor. Is he eating normal? A balanced diet of meat and vegetables? Then no. Supplements are not necessary. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could give my son a multi-vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant supplement?

Can you tell me if i could give my son a multi-vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant supplement?

Likely fine: If yours is a vitamin family, i see no problem in common supplements. A well balance nutrition, rest and exercise support normal growth in kids. Most of these supplements leave the body in the urine the day they are given. I caution parents to avoid excesses of vitamin a, e, d or k as these fat soluble vitamins do store up in the bodies fat cells and can produce problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to give my son a multi-vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant supplement?

Is it safe for me to give my son a multi-vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant supplement?

Sure: Many of my physician colleagues take an inexpensive vitamin-and-mineral supplement. I don't personally know any physician who takes antioxidants or believes they offer health benefits. I bet Junior will be most grateful in the long run if you offer him good-tasting, nutritious food and especially have times when the family exercises together. ...Read more

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What herbs act like progestin?

What herbs act like progestin?

Dioscorea and : The herbs dioscorea villosa, vitex agnus castus and commiphora are helpful with menopause symptoms. ...Read more

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What can people with social anxiety act like?

What can people with social anxiety act like?

Avoidance : Typically, people with social anxiety engage in either overt or subtle avoidance behaviors. Either completely avoiding social situations where scrutiny is possible or enduring these situations where avoidance is not possible with severe anxiety symptoms such as shaking, short responses, avoiding prolonged conversations, avoiding eye contact, "early exits" from situation, sweating, trembling, etc. ...Read more

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Which food or drink act same like armodafinil?

Which food or drink act same like armodafinil?

There are: no foods/drinks that act the "same" since the mechanism of action is NOT well understood! Hope this helps! DR Z ...Read more

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Is there a natural fruit that can act like tamoxifen?

Is there a natural fruit that can act like tamoxifen?

Yes: It is not a fruit, but in europe, quercetin is used instead of tamoxifen in some areas. Quercetin is a supplement that blocks estrogen receptors and blocks allergy reactions too. ...Read more

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Do people with a limp neck act like their neck is broken?

Do people with a limp neck act like their neck is broken?

As a rag doll: Those babies who has hypotonia (muscle weakness) don't have a strength in the neck muscles to hold their head up and act as a rag doll. Please, see the image. ...Read more

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Can you be so scared of being pregnant that your body will act like you are?

Can you be so scared of being pregnant that your body will act like you are?

Possibly: When a person is really anxious , one of the symptoms they can have is nausea, which of course also can happen during pregnancy. There is also a rare condition called pseudocyesis where a woman believes she is pregnant although she is not. In this situation she can develop various signs and symptoms of pregnancy. Consultation with a psychiatrist or other mental health professional may be helpful. ...Read more

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Does bottled lipton diet green tea citrus have a good source of antioxidants like i've read?

Does bottled lipton diet green tea citrus have a good source of antioxidants like i've read?

Probably not: Once the tea is mixed with water, the antioxidants start to break down. By the time the product gets from where it was first mixed to when you drink it could be weeks or months. The antioxidants are not likely going to be viable for that length of time. Raw fruits and vegetables are probably your best bet. Some supplements like astaxanthin and curcumin may help. ...Read more

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Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more