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 (Harvard School of Public Health)  
    Antioxidants/Start Here ... Antioxidants ... Often used as a marketing buzzword, learn about the role of antioxidants beyond the hype. ... 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: 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Certain Antioxidants May Lower Dementia Risk From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    A new study found that certain antioxidants in these foods may also reduce the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. ... Certain Antioxidants May Lower Dementia Risk
  7. Vitamin A (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Cell functions Immune system Vitamin A is an antioxidant. It can come from plant or animal sources. ...
  8. Vitamin C (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... grow and develop normally. Vitamin C is an antioxidant. It is important for your skin, bones, and ...
  9. Vitamin E (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... grow and develop normally. Vitamin E is an antioxidant. It plays a role in your immune system ...
  10. Selenium is an antioxidant which seems to inhibit cell proliferation. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of selenium is 55 ug (micrograms).
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