Health Benefits of Antioxidants

Health Benefits of Antioxidants Antioxidants are naturally formed molecules found in certain foods that help fight free radicals within our bodies. Free radicals are byproducts of the metabolism and the environment. Inflammation in the body and external factors like pollution, too much UV exposure, and cigarette smoke often increase the production of free radicals. Free radicals cause damage to cells throughout the entire body, resulting in oxidative stress. Researches have closely linked oxidative stress to heart disease, certain types of cancer, stroke, arthritis, immune deficiencies, respiratory diseases, and other inflammatory health concerns. How do antioxidants benefits our health? Antioxidants work in […]

What are antioxidants

What Are Antioxidants?

“What Are Antioxidants?” Free Radicals: Radicals and free radicals are the same thing, and in your body, they’re the enemies of antioxidants. Radicals aren’t a dangerous political element inside you, or indeed inside your food. They’re simply molecules, atoms or ions with an open electron “shell,” an empty space that makes them volatile in the sense that they’re eager to bond with another molecule or atom, and produce a new chemical, which, when it happens in your cells, can do some damage.   Oxidative stress: Oxidative stress is a condition in which reactive oxygen is eagerly swept up and carried […]