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Consuming a wide variety of antioxidant enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and herbs may be the best way to provide the body with the most complete protection against free-radical damage and thus help against the way the body ages 

Antioxidants are man-made or natural substances that may prevent or delay some types of cell damage. Antioxidants are found in many foods, including fruits and vegetables. They are also available as dietary supplements. Examples of antioxidants include Beta-carotene, Lutein, Lycopene, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin E. You can read more details below the product listing.

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A.Vogel Artichoke (Cynara) (50ml)
A.Vogel Ginkgo Biloba
A.Vogel Ginkgo Biloba
£11.55  -  £19.79
BioCare Acetyl Carnitine & Alpha Lipoic Acid.
BioCare AD Intensive (14 sachets)
BioCare Antioxidant Complex
BioCare Antioxidant Complex
£24.99
BioCare EyeCare Plus - 60
BioCare EyeCare Plus - 60
£27.55
BioCare Immune Intensive (70g)
BioCare Immune Intensive (70g)
£17.65
BioCare Microcell CoQ10 200 30 Capsules
BioCare Microcell CoQ10 Plus Linseed - 60
BioCare MicroCell NutriGuard Plus (60)
BioCare Microcell Vitamin E 200iu - 60
BioCare N-Acetyl Cysteine
BioCare N-Acetyl Cysteine
£34.65
BioCare Nutrisorb Manganese-liquid
BioCare Nutrisorb Selenium 15ml
BioCare Quercetin Complex
BioCare Quercetin Complex
£28.75
BioCare Reduced Glutathione
BioCare Reduced Glutathione
£32.55
BioCare Selenium 100mcg yeast free
BioCare Selenium 100mcg yeast free
£7.95  -  £13.49
Can-C Eye Drops 2 x 5ml Bottles
Good Health Naturally AstaXanthin with DNA
Good Health Naturally CurcuminX4000 (180)
Good Health Naturally HySorbQ10 (60)
Good Health Naturally UB8Q10 (60)
Higher Nature Alpha
Higher Nature Alpha
£11.35  -  £31.40
Higher Nature Astaxanthin & Blackcurrant
Higher Nature Astaxanthin & Blackcurrant
£9.00  -  £24.00
Higher Nature Co-Enzyme Q10 30mg
Higher Nature Co-Enzyme Q10 30mg
£12.95  -  £36.10
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Antioxidants and your health.

Consuming a wide variety of antioxidant enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and herbs may be the best way to provide the body with the most complete protection against free-radical damage.

What are antioxidants?

Consuming a wide variety of antioxidant enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and herbs may be the best way to provide the body with the most complete protection against free-radical damage and thus help the body avoid unnecessary ageing.. 

 

Antioxidants are man-made or natural substances that may prevent or delay some types of cell damage. Antioxidants are found in many foods, including fruits and vegetables. They are also available as dietary supplements. Examples of antioxidants include: 

  • Beta-carotene
  • Lutein
  • Lycopene
  • Selenium
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E

The body produces a few antioxidant enzymes, including superoxide dismutase, catalase, and glutathione peroxidase, that neutralize many types of free radicals. Supplements of these enzymes are available for oral administration. However, their absorption is probably minimal at best. Supplementing with the "building blocks” the body requires to make superoxide dismutase, catalase, and glutathione peroxidase may be more effective. These building block nutrients include the minerals manganese, zinc, and copper for superoxide dismutase and selenium for glutathione peroxidase. 

 
In addition to enzymes, many vitamins and minerals act as antioxidants in their own right, such as vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, lutein, lycopene, vitamin B2, co-enzyme Q10, and cysteine (an amino acid). Herbs, such as bilberry, turmeric (curcumin), grape seed or pine bark extracts, and ginkgo can also provide powerful antioxidant protection for the body. 
 
An increasing number of antioxidant-rich "super-foods" are available, including mangosteen, kombucha, açaí, pomegranate, goji berry, and chia seed. 
 

What are free radicals?

 
Free radicals are believed to play a role in more than sixty different health conditions, including the aging process, cancer, and atherosclerosis.1 Reducing exposure to free radicals and increasing intake of antioxidant nutrients has the potential to reduce the risk of free radical-related health problems. 
 
Oxygen, although essential to life, is the source of the potentially damaging free radicals. Free radicals are also found in the environment. Environmental sources of free radicals include exposure to ionising radiation (from industry, sun exposure, cosmic rays, and medical X-rays), ozone and nitrous oxide (primarily from automobile exhaust), heavy metals (such as mercury, cadmium, and lead), cigarette smoke (both active and passive), alcohol, unsaturated fat, and other chemicals and compounds from food, water, and air.
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