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Nutrition and Healthy Eating: All About Antioxidants

22 November, 2020 Nutrition and Healthy Eating: All About Antioxidants Posted in : Recipe on November 22, 2020 by : equiall What Are Antioxidants? They’re chemicals that fight a process in your cells called oxidation. The main source is plant-based foods, but your body makes some, too. You’re probably familiar with vitamins C and E, beta-carotene, and the minerals selenium and manganese. Plant nutrients and chemicals like flavonoids, phenols, polyphenols, and phytoestrogens are also antioxidants. What Do Antioxidants Do? Each one works differently. Together they form a team that fights free radicals. These chemicals cause the oxidation process that damages...