Take Potent Supplements No. 13 Antioxidants Video

Based on Chapter 6 from The Beginners Guide to Natural Living by Larry Cook, host Zoe Simpson explains how free radicals harm the body and the skin and therefore why to take antioxidants to counteract them.
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Antioxidants devour free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that damage cells and if left unchecked can cause a suppress immune system and lead to degenerative disease. They are a primary cause of sagging skin and wrinkles. Free radicals are created when cells are under attack from various toxins and are cause by tobacco smoke, pollution, stress and hydrogenated or rancid oils among other things. Antioxidants found in fresh fruits and vegetables and especially dark green vegetables, counter the effects of free radicals. There are also animal based antioxidants such as CoQ10, mineral based antioxidants such as selenium and herbs with antioxidant properties such as bilberry, gingko and green tea. Numerous manufacturers produce antioxidant supplements which can be found online and at natural food stores. If you like to learn more about supplements and how to live naturally, you can read this informative book “The Beginners Guide to Natural Living.”

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