Antioxidants keep diseases away
- 10 Months ago
Antioxidants are substances that neutralize these free radicals and the potential ill effects. There can be enzymatic (catalase, superoxide dismutase etc produced in the body) or non-en-zymatic ( vitamin C, vitamin E, beta carotene etc) antioxidants, plant chemicals like flavonoids, zeaxanthins, Indoles, isothiocyanates and others also contain good antioxidants properties. It is estimated that there are more than a thousand compounds in foods that act as antioxidants.
Foods and their antioxidants: