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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.
Fruit consumption may protect against age-related maculopathy (ARM)

Fruit consumption may protect against age-related maculopathy (ARM)

Higher-than-normal amounts of a selenium-containing enzyme could promote type 2 diabetes

Higher-than-normal amounts of a selenium-containing enzyme could promote type 2 diabetes

High vitamin C intake may protect against rheumatoid arthritis

High vitamin C intake may protect against rheumatoid arthritis

Antioxidants in fruits and vegetables, might reduce the risk of ischemic stroke

Antioxidants in fruits and vegetables, might reduce the risk of ischemic stroke

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

Vitamin C can increase the severity of spontaneous knee osteoarthritis

Chocolate is good for your heart

Chocolate is good for your heart

Microbes in your gut could be cause of allergies

Microbes in your gut could be cause of allergies

Antibiotics could be the cause of many allergies

Antibiotics could be the cause of many allergies

3 or 4 glasses of wine a week can kill cancer cells

3 or 4 glasses of wine a week can kill cancer cells

Research suggests a connection between drinking tea regularly and a variety of potential health benefits

Research suggests a connection between drinking tea regularly and a variety of potential health benefits

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Antioxidant compound found in green tea leaves does not clear established plaque

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Moderate exercise in conjunction with common dietary supplements significantly reduce the risk of atherosclerosis

Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E are unlikely to prevent heart disease and other diseases such as cancer

Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E are unlikely to prevent heart disease and other diseases such as cancer

Dark chocolate and cocoa may help arterial stiffness

Dark chocolate and cocoa may help arterial stiffness

Glucose metabolism could be used to selectively destroy cancer cells

Glucose metabolism could be used to selectively destroy cancer cells

The First International Congress on Antioxidant Methods

The First International Congress on Antioxidant Methods

Study suggests that the vitamins, such as E, C, and beta carotene, could raise bad form of cholesterol

Study suggests that the vitamins, such as E, C, and beta carotene, could raise bad form of cholesterol

Wine may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer

Wine may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer

A popular supplement, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), may help prevent migraine

A popular supplement, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), may help prevent migraine

Australian research finds wine reduces ovarian cancer risk

Australian research finds wine reduces ovarian cancer risk

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