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Antioxidants keep diseases away

Antioxidants keep diseases away

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: