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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.
Natural ways to support a healthy liver

Natural ways to support a healthy liver

Positive effects of ‘superfoods’ on people’s health

Positive effects of ‘superfoods’ on people’s health

New drug may limit disease progression, provide better symptom relief to Parkinson's patients

New drug may limit disease progression, provide better symptom relief to Parkinson's patients

Hydrogel-based capsules may help patients adhere to medications

Hydrogel-based capsules may help patients adhere to medications

First in-car study of rush hour pollution finds alarming results

First in-car study of rush hour pollution finds alarming results

Daily tomato consumption may cut skin cancer by half, mouse study shows

Daily tomato consumption may cut skin cancer by half, mouse study shows

Researchers synthesize nanoparticles with superior antioxidant properties to treat sepsis

Researchers synthesize nanoparticles with superior antioxidant properties to treat sepsis

Natural compound found in strawberries may help prevent age-related diseases

Natural compound found in strawberries may help prevent age-related diseases

Grape consumption leads to better health

Grape consumption leads to better health

Mitochondria-targeted antioxidant shows promise for diabetic wound treatment

Mitochondria-targeted antioxidant shows promise for diabetic wound treatment

Drug cocktail may be effective in preventing progressive organ dysfunction, deaths from sepsis

Drug cocktail may be effective in preventing progressive organ dysfunction, deaths from sepsis

Promoting innate detoxification mechanisms could be efficient strategy to reduce cellular oxidative stress

Promoting innate detoxification mechanisms could be efficient strategy to reduce cellular oxidative stress

Animal model of Gulf War illness hints at possible ways to mitigate symptoms

Animal model of Gulf War illness hints at possible ways to mitigate symptoms

African plant extract could pave way for new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease

African plant extract could pave way for new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Researchers find link between lutein levels in the eye and cognition, achievement in childhood

Researchers examine antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of coffee beans at different roasting levels

Researchers examine antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of coffee beans at different roasting levels

Researchers find flavonoid levels and antioxidant activity to be higher in organic onions

Researchers find flavonoid levels and antioxidant activity to be higher in organic onions

Interesting food descriptions and increase of healthy food intake - connection found in new study

Interesting food descriptions and increase of healthy food intake - connection found in new study

Innovation in natural health supplementation

Innovation in natural health supplementation

Dutch scientists design self-destroying nanomotors to deliver and release drugs

Dutch scientists design self-destroying nanomotors to deliver and release drugs