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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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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

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What are some organic drinks with antioxidants?

What are some organic drinks with antioxidants?

Kombucha: Consider kombucha. It is an effervescent fermented beverage made of cultures of bacteria and yeast. It is very healthy. But keep serving size small if you have blood sugar problems. ...Read more

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What are free radicals and antioxidants good for?

What are free radicals and antioxidants good for?

Free radical = bad: Free radicals = bad. Antioxidants = good. Free radicals are unstable molecules which can damage cells and lead to cancer. Antioxidants protect cells for the free radicals. ...Read more

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What is the best schedule in taking antioxidants daily?

What is the best schedule in taking antioxidants  daily?

Careful.. Marketing: Within cells: powerfully controlling (both promoting & inhibiting) oxidation in specific locations critical & many “anti-oxidant” products have been promoted. Yet clinical evidence remains that the vast majority of products actually do little if any benefit, indeed some, like vit e, in increased dose have increased problems & death rate. The issues are complex much ignorance remains, buyer beware. ...Read more

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What type of vegetable has the most antioxidant properties?

Colorful ones!: All vegetables have good chemicals and fiber in them. Broccoli, tomattos, squash spinach and cauliflower are considered good. Take a generous dose of one or more of them at each meal time. Also fruits are good in addition to the veggies. ...Read more

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Can ageing of a person can be stop by high doses of antioxidants?

Not quite!: At present we have no definite means to stop the normal aging process. Antioxidents are promoted for all types of health benefits but their value to stop aging is very doubtful. Just eat healthy, exercise daily and keep your weight under control. This si the best way to avoid shortening your normal age span. ...Read more

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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