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!