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Antioxidants are substances that protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals (unstable molecules made by the process of oxidation during normal metabolism). Free radicals may play a part in cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other diseases of aging. Antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other natural and manufactured substances.
A new book on antioxidant foods that prevent or treat chronic diseases

A new book on antioxidant foods that prevent or treat chronic diseases

Researchers show potential link between a genetic variation and atrial fibrillation

Researchers show potential link between a genetic variation and atrial fibrillation

Vitamin C and thiamine plus steroids do not improve septic shock outcome finds study

Vitamin C and thiamine plus steroids do not improve septic shock outcome finds study

Insect leaf-wounding produces healthier organic fruit

Insect leaf-wounding produces healthier organic fruit

Drinking tea thrice a week is linked with longer, healthier life

Drinking tea thrice a week is linked with longer, healthier life

New extract can prevent nephrotoxicity caused by mycotoxin OTA

New extract can prevent nephrotoxicity caused by mycotoxin OTA

Research review discusses anti-cancer properties of turmeric

Research review discusses anti-cancer properties of turmeric

Antioxidant in green tea plant could be key to fighting tuberculosis

Antioxidant in green tea plant could be key to fighting tuberculosis

Mitochondrial dysfunction may underlie prolonged muscle weakness after sepsis

Mitochondrial dysfunction may underlie prolonged muscle weakness after sepsis

Ommochromes have antimicrobial, antioxidant and antimutagenic properties

Ommochromes have antimicrobial, antioxidant and antimutagenic properties

Broccoli's effects on kidney health may depend on individual's genetics

Broccoli's effects on kidney health may depend on individual's genetics

Compound that may help delay onset of Alzheimer’s can be produced in baker’s yeast

Compound that may help delay onset of Alzheimer’s can be produced in baker’s yeast

Researchers analyze levels of spicy compounds in chili peppers during ripening

Researchers analyze levels of spicy compounds in chili peppers during ripening

Anti-inflammatory agents can safely, effectively reduce symptoms of major depression

Anti-inflammatory agents can safely, effectively reduce symptoms of major depression

Eating one avocado a day associated with lower levels of LDL

Eating one avocado a day associated with lower levels of LDL

Alder bark may be great source of anti-aging and anti-disease natural antioxidants

Alder bark may be great source of anti-aging and anti-disease natural antioxidants

New nanoenzyme may help increase anti-tumor immunity

New nanoenzyme may help increase anti-tumor immunity

Long-term exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment impairs brain function in mice

Long-term exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment impairs brain function in mice

Researchers identify new mechanism by which cancer cells become resistant to ferroptosis

Researchers identify new mechanism by which cancer cells become resistant to ferroptosis

'Flamenco-style' dancing molecule could form the basis for new longer-lasting sunscreen

'Flamenco-style' dancing molecule could form the basis for new longer-lasting sunscreen