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Doctor insights on: Superoxide Dismutase Antioxidant

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I just wanted to know can antioxidant like superoxide dismutase create skin rashes and palpitation?

I just wanted to know can antioxidant like superoxide dismutase create skin rashes and palpitation?

Seek another cause: Superoxide dismutate pills are a total scam, and if you've gotten a rash or having heart troubles, then goodness only knows what was actually in these unregulated phony medicines. Stop taking them and see your physician. ...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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What are your thoughts of superoxide dismutase? Beneficial when obtained through diet?

What are your thoughts of superoxide dismutase?   Beneficial when obtained through diet?

Superoxide dismutase: There is a lot we don't know about this stuff. We're still trying to figure out cholesterol and statins let alone SOD which has FAR less data. I wouldn't blow money on commercial preparations of this without lots more data. ...Read more

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Which types of foods are highest in antioxidants?

Best veggies & fruit: Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read more

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What are some foods rich in antioxidants?

What are some foods rich in antioxidants?

Many!: Berries, fruits, and vegetables are among the best sources for antioxidants. Some excellent choices include: blueberries, cranberries, apples, pears, spinach, potatoes (with peel), broccoli, kidney beans, walnuts, green tea, etc. The mayo clinic answers this question and provides a more expansive list at the following link: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/medical-edge-newspaper-2009/jun-05b.Html. ...Read more

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What are some advantages to taking antioxidants?

What are some advantages to taking antioxidants?

Binding free radical: Free radicals are thought to be like chemical monsters and combine with other chemicals that can attack the body and cause cancer and heart disease. The thinking is to get rid of the free radicals to reduce disease before it happens. ...Read more

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What are the food sources of antioxidants?

What are the food sources of antioxidants?

Anti-oxidants: Major anti-oxidants are found in densely colored fruits, berries and vegetables eating mainly in the raw state. Also found in whole grains and nuts. ...Read more

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Please tell me what foods are high in antioxidants?

Please tell me what foods are high in antioxidants?

Here are some: Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between antioxidants in different foods?

Probably: There was a recent dutch study done to try to investigate the benefits of different types of fruits and vegetables, which they grouped by color. The "white fruits, " including apples and pears, showed a very strongly positive benefit in reduction of the risk of stroke. The authors found that other fruit groups might have different benefits that weren't specifically tracked in that study. ...Read more

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Where do we find the most antioxidants?

Anti-oxidants: Most anti-oxidants that we eat are found in densely colored foods such as: fruits, berries, vegetables , and some spices. ...Read more

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