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Jun 18, 2021

What are Antioxidants? Understanding the Peculiarities Behind This Term

By Joe Morales

We all know that self-care is important. We need to wear sunscreen, we need to moisturize, we need to hydrate (with water), and we need to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables; particularly those with antioxidants. Your immune system relies on antioxidants as a way to prevent and slow down the damage to your cells caused by environmental forces and other stresses.

The body produces small amounts of antioxidants called endogenous antioxidants but you can find antioxidants in supplements (exogenous antioxidants) that can boost the fight against free radicals. Free radicals are waste created by the body’s cells and play an important role in your body’s health. If your body cannot process or remove free radicals effectively, they can oxidize and harm your cells and body function……

Read more: https://www.themanual.com/food-and-drink/what-are-antioxidants/

Source: The Manual

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