Antioxidants - Natures Fare

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Antioxidants

May 2016 - Health & Wellness

An enzyme or other organic substance capable of counteracting the damaging effects of oxidation in animal tissues.

  • The colourful part of every plant, which protects against pests, oxidation, and the environment
  • In our bodies, they protect against oxidative stress from oxygen, the sun, and our diet
  • Organically grown foods tend to be higher in antioxidants, and reduces the risk of pesticide and other additives being added to our food
  • Vitamins A, C, E, and selenium are primary sources, and any colourful fruit, vegetable, or supplement is high in antioxidants. The more colours in your diet the better!
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