Tags: antioxidant, antioxidant-rich fruits, copper, free radicals bombard, green vegetables, healthy molecules, Immune System, Iron, manganese, oxidant, selenium, zincTopic: Antioxidants|
Although millions of free radicals bombard your cells on a daily basis, the fact that it takes as long as it does for them to cause damage or disease is a tribute to the natural free radical—fighting systems with which you were born. These systems are fighting free radicals every moment of every day.
Each system is ingeniously designed to produce an antioxidant, a naturally occurring chemical that binds to the free radical (or the oxidant, as it is sometimes called) before it reaches the cells. In doing so, the antioxidant helps preserve your body’s healthy molecules. Read the rest of this entry »