When free radicals cause oxidation in the cells, antioxidants
act as scavengers and interrupt the electronic chain
building process that causes free radicals to be produced;
effectively preventing their formation and destroying
existing free radicals.
This helps to prevent cell and tissue damage that could
lead to cellular damage and disease.
Antioxidants help prevent heart disease, cancer and
Antioxidant foods contain vitamins C and E, trace elements
like selenium and many less familiar compounds.
Sources of Antioxidants
Antioxidants are available in certain foods and by
supplements. Due to the level of toxins we current ingest,
inhale and expose ourselves to in todays lifestyles,
most people cannot gain sufficent antioxidants from
Food Sources of Antioxidants
Antioxidant supplements are a popular, natural supplement,
currently taken by up to 30 percent of Americans.
The most common antioxidants, but not the most effective,
are Vitamins C and E protect the body against the destructive
effects of free radicals, each working in a different
ALA | Astaxanthin | Bioflavonoid
| Echinacea | Ginkgo
Biloba | Glutathione | Carotenes
| Pectin | Polygalacturonic
Acids | Pycogenol | SOD
| Vit. D | Vit. E
| Vit. A | Vit. C
| White Pine Bark | Zinc