Tag Archives: antioxidants

Eat Your Antioxidants!

Antioxidants for Dessert

One of the best things about summer is that the sweetest, most succulent fruits and veggies are in season. Berries, in particular, are so much better when you can find them fresh and at the height of their sweetness. Among the most antioxidant-rich foods are berries, with blueberries at the top of the...
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Nrf2 Fights Free Radicals

What is Nrf2?

adapted from LifeVantage Science Newsletter Every second of every day of our life, our cells are bombarded by toxins that are produced when we consume food or take in oxygen. These toxins, known as oxidants or free radicals, can wreak havoc on all components of our cells, including lipids, proteins...
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What Are Free Radicals?

And What Should We Do About Them?

From LifeVantage Science Newsletter Back in 1969 when Dr. Joe McCord co-discovered the enzyme superoxide dismutase, or SOD, along with his mentor Irwin Fridovich, the scientific and medical communities knew very little about oxidative stress in biological systems. But in recent years, this topic has generated much...
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