How do Antioxidants Keep Us Healthy?

You’ve probably heard about antioxidants. Many different foods and products contain them and claim to offer all sorts of health benefits. Commercials say that if you drink this or eat this or take this, you’ll be getting loads of antioxidants.

But what exactly are antioxidants? Do they really help you? Where can you get them? And should you be making an effort to get them into your body?

Consider this a beginner’s primer on antioxidants. We’re going to break down the what, why, and how so that you have a firm grasp on the nuances of the subject.

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Child looking at big red apple with a bite out of it
01/25/2018
You’ve probably heard about antioxidants. Many different foods and products contain them and claim to offer all sorts of health benefits. Commercials say that if you drink this or eat this or take... read more
Mango and Macadamia Nuts
11/10/2014
Nutritional studies show that by enjoying mango, you'll bump up your antioxidants, lower cholesterol, clear skin blemishes, better your eyesight, alkalize the body, have enzymes that improve... read more
Child looking at big red apple with a bite out of it
01/25/2018
You’ve probably heard about antioxidants. Many different foods and products contain them and claim to offer all sorts of health benefits. Commercials say that if you drink this or eat this or take... read more
Mango and Macadamia Nuts
11/10/2014
Nutritional studies show that by enjoying mango, you'll bump up your antioxidants, lower cholesterol, clear skin blemishes, better your eyesight, alkalize the body, have enzymes that improve... read more