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substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides

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Vitamins C and E, and the trace metal selenium are micronutrients that act as key antioxidants in the body.
Antioxidants are a potent source of protection against oxidative stress, and they are clearly important to overall physical and mental health.
Consumer preference for natural antioxidants, supported by an increasing number of products with proven health claims being offered by manufacturers, will help the natural antioxidants market rapidly expand, said Frost & Sullivan Visionary Science Practice Industry Analyst Arun Ramesh.
The traditional "trio" of antioxidants (ascorbate, beta-carotene and alpha-tocopherol) has received bad press recently, however.
Recently, interest has grown in the use of natural antioxidants in polyphenol-rich drinks.
Antioxidants such as lycopene, beta-carotene and vitamins C and E are found in many foods.
8221; Antioxidants help prevent environmental damage, build collagen, help skin heal, and produce healthier skin cells.
There are more than 8,000 plant chemicals that behave as antioxidants when you consume them," she says.
If a person's body has enough antioxidants, they can destroy such groups of free radicals before they form a cancerous lesion in the body.
The first volume focuses on oxidation mechanisms and antioxidant activity.
ANTIOXIDANTS NEUTRALIZE free radicals before they attack cell membranes.
Some people turn to antioxidants as part of their radiation protocol.
Antioxidants therefore play an important role in animal health.
Antioxidants are said to be beneficial in the reduction and inhibition of oxidative reactions and therefore preventing their harmful effects in biological systems.
A number of patients 127) with CP were randomized to groups that were given placebo or antioxidants for 6 months.