Antioxidants

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

Vegetables and fruits are rich sources of antioxidants. There is good evidence that eating a diet with lots of vegetables and fruits is healthy and lowers risks of certain diseases. But it isn't clear whether this is because of the antioxidants, something else in the foods, or other factors.

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  1. Antioxidants (National Library of Medicine)  
    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 ... are also available as dietary supplements. Examples of antioxidants include Beta-carotene Lutein Lycopene Selenium Vitamin A ...
  2. Antioxidants: Beyond the Hype (Harvard School of Public Health)  
    Antioxidants/Start Here ... Antioxidants ... Harvard School of Public Health
  3. Antioxidants: In Depth From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    Antioxidants/Start Here ... Antioxidants ... National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health ... From the National Institutes of Health ... This fact sheet provides ...
  4. Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    A fact sheet about antioxidants, substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Free radical damage may ...
  5. Antioxidants: Protecting Healthy Cells (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)  
    Antioxidants - Protecting Healthy Cells, Antioxidants, Vitamins and Minerals, Food and Nutrition Information, vitamins C and E, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, carotenoids, beta-carotene, lycopene and ...
  6. Antioxidants: What You Need to Know (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    Antioxidants/Start Here ... Antioxidants ... American Academy of Family Physicians
  7. ClinicalTrials.gov: Antioxidants From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Antioxidants/Clinical Trials ... Antioxidants
  8. Selenium is an antioxidant which seems to inhibit cell proliferation. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of selenium is 55 ug (micrograms).
  9. Diet and Nutrition (American Academy of Ophthalmology)  
    Eye Diseases/Living With ... Eye Diseases ... Macular Degeneration/Living With ... Macular Degeneration ... Eye Care/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Eye Care ... American Academy of ...
  10. ... acid is in a class of medications called antioxidants. It is needed by the body to help ... support the immune system. It works as an antioxidant to protect your cells against free radicals, which ...
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