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Identifying Antioxidants

Antioxidants are vitamins, minerals and nutrients that neutralize free radicals. These free radicals are rogue cells believed to be responsible for cell mutations that can cause cancer and other chronic diseases. Not all nutrients are antioxidants, although all are necessary for optimal health. Knowing which nutrients have antioxidant properties can …

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Antioxidants in Good Nutrition

During the 1960s, researchers noted that populations in some coastal areas had a lower incidence of chronic diseases and a longer life span than populations in industrialized regions. It became clear that affluence was not the key to good nutrition and good health. In fact, affluent populations had health problems …

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