Fight Free Radicals With Antioxidants

antioxidantsThe terms “free radicals” and “antioxidants” get tossed around a lot, but many people do not really understand what they are and what they do. We know that for the most part, free radicals are bad and antioxidants are good, but what are their actual roles?

What are Free Radicals?

Free radicals are atoms that have either too many electrons or not enough electrons. Being unstable, they try to obtain electrons from other atoms, or get rid of extra electrons, causing damage to cells, proteins and DNA. Continue reading “Fight Free Radicals With Antioxidants”

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