Monday, April 14, 2014

 Antioxidants are incredibly powerful enzymes that prevent the oxidation of other molecules and prevent the development of diseases such as cancer, heart failure, the possibility of strokes, enhance immunity, protect the body from all types of diseases of vital organs, keep memory, reduce the risk of digestive diseases, reduce pain, muscle fatigue, prevent some eye diseases and have a powerful effect against wrinkles that appear on the skin.


  Are the words free radicals, oxidative damage, detoxification, antioxidants sound familiar to you? But till now you do not know the exact truth behind them? Read below...
  Due to our accelerated lifestyles, we often find compromises when it comes to nutrition. Also, many elements such as pollution and sun exposure contribute to our health problems. Rapid lifestyle means less time for exercise, walking in nature, sport activities.
  One of the best way to avoid health problems and premature aging by free radicals is to bring more antioxidants in your body.

The relationship between free radicals and antioxidants

free radicals vs. antioxidants

  OK, we will start with a little lesson in chemistry. Free radicals are organic molecules. They basically are atoms or group of atoms having an odd number of electrons which makes them unstable. That's why they are called radicals. These free radicals are highly reactive and can start a chain reaction. They will try to respond to any living cells in the body, so they can become stable.
In such a case antioxidants provide the extra electrons for this free radicals and free radicals are not free radicals any more, but are stable molecules. If you ask yourself what happens than with antioxidants, will they become unstable? This cannot happen because antioxidants are stable in any condition.

  Because of this effect antioxidant are often called scavenger of free radicals. The term oxidative damage is many times used as the most common form of free radical that occurs in nature is oxygen free radicals. Hence comes the term oxidative damage. Antioxidants stop the oxidative damage from free radicals, making them stable and helps in disposing them out of the body. Thus, they will help with natural and efficient detoxification.

How free radicals badly affect our body

  Environmental factors such as sun exposure, pollution, food preservatives etc.. , can lead to free radicals. Thus, prolonged exposure to the sun is not usually recommended. Also, pollution means that even the exhaust from vehicles can cause greater exposure to free radicals. The amount of pesticides and fertilizers are released into the environment as a result of farm produced free radicals. Also, you can get free radicals from food. Many foods contain preservatives, synthetic colors, fragrances etc.. Other causes of free radicals can be radiation exposure, mental stress, physical stress and intake of bad fats.

healthy damage from free radicals

  A small amount of free radicals present in the body is tolerant, but with our current way of life we are constantly exposed to many free radicals. So we need to fight with them because they will begin to damage any living cell like DNA or cell membrane. Because of this, the cells will not function optimally or they will even die. Too oxidative damage over time, can lead to many health problems such as premature aging, dry skin, colds and serious diseases, like cancer and heart disease. 

The Power of Antioxidants and numerous health benefits

  Some of the powerful antioxidant is vitamins C, A, E and beta carotene, which in the amazing way protect your body from diseases of the modern age and declining of the metabolism. Antioxidants will help you in the fight against damage from free radicals, will keep you healthy, will strengthen your immune system and protect you from premature aging.

power of antioxidants

    The daily presence of antioxidants in our body is important to maintain overall health and to keep us away from diseases.

     For a long time, the antioxidants are connected in the prevention of all types of cancer.
     Antioxidants are also vital in strengthening the immune system and therefore protect your body from viral and bacterial infections with the power of antioxidants.

   The most popular reason why antioxidants are preferred by many people is their anti-aging benefits. Antioxidants prevent aging of cells in the body and thus contribute in improving to all functions of the body.
  Antioxidants help prevent heart disease and also reduces the oxidation process of cholesterol.

They are also useful for the prevention of eye disorders such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.
Contribution to the protection of the central nervous system and maintaining cardiovascular health is another benefit from antioxidants.


  1. Nice blog site created. I have visited the blog for the first time. you have given the detail information about Powerful Antioxidants.Really it is good for health and improve the immune system of the body.

  2. Good Sharing, as I know free radicals have also been implicated in atherosclerosis, liver damage, lung disease, kidney damage, diabetes mellitus, and ageing. Antioxidants, present in many foods, are molecules that prevent free radicals from harming healthy tissues. There are ways to avoid or minimize free radical damage, you can find more at:


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