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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.
Avocado extract stops growth of pre-cancerous cells that lead to oral cancer

Avocado extract stops growth of pre-cancerous cells that lead to oral cancer

N-acetylcysteine may not be as safe as once thought

N-acetylcysteine may not be as safe as once thought

Smoking ups Alzheimer's risk by 50%

Smoking ups Alzheimer's risk by 50%

Muscadine grape skin extract shows promise for prostate cancer

Muscadine grape skin extract shows promise for prostate cancer

Smoking and Alzheimer's disease

Smoking and Alzheimer's disease

New method for fighting skin wrinkles

New method for fighting skin wrinkles

Flaxseed for hot flashes

Flaxseed for hot flashes

Pycnogenol reduces perimenopausal symptoms

Pycnogenol reduces perimenopausal symptoms

Zinc and macular degeneration link

Zinc and macular degeneration link

Moderate drinkers less likely to get kidney cancer

Moderate drinkers less likely to get kidney cancer

Reported failure of vitamin E to prevent heart attacks may be due to underdosing

Reported failure of vitamin E to prevent heart attacks may be due to underdosing

Cranberries, chemo and ovarian cancer

Cranberries, chemo and ovarian cancer

Clemson scientists improve longevity of fluorescent nanoparticles

Clemson scientists improve longevity of fluorescent nanoparticles

Red and blue fruits and veggies the best for fighting cancer

Red and blue fruits and veggies the best for fighting cancer

Doubt raised again over value of antioxidant supplements

Doubt raised again over value of antioxidant supplements

Vitamin supplements no benefit to women's heart health

Vitamin supplements no benefit to women's heart health

Green tea for cancer prevention

Green tea for cancer prevention

New study looks at over-the-counter (OTC) anti-aging products

New study looks at over-the-counter (OTC) anti-aging products

Antioxidant overload

Antioxidant overload

The role of estrogens and polyphenols in hypertension and diabetes

The role of estrogens and polyphenols in hypertension and diabetes

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