What Are Antioxidants - An Introduction

The important basics you should know

This section will go over what are antioxidants and how they work, its relationship with free radicals, and the benefits and sources of antioxidants.

Keep in mind that antioxidants is just one (and very important) aspect of nutrition. For a better understanding of nutrition and its vital role in maintaining health, this article on nutrition data will make it clear.

Just do me a favor and leave the chemistry book behind. I promise you that we will explain it in plain English and the analogies will make it easier to understand and follow.

And just to give you a heads up, I do throw in a technical term here and there in case you have a hard time letting go of that chemistry book you love oh so much.

Whether you’re a doctor, personal trainer or a newbie learning about natural alternative remedies and antioxidants, this intro section will benefit you.

Most sites discussing the topic of antioxidants and free radicals use all sorts of confusing terms and references, leaving most people more confused than before.

My goal is to make sure that does not happen.

You’ll get a thorough understanding from each section, but in easy-to-understand language without getting all scientific. You might even be able to explain it to a 10 year old.

We were considering having a “Myth vs. Facts” or “FAQ’s” section. But it seems the topics below were the ones that came up the most from everybody we've talked to.

We are always open to discussing new questions/concerns you may have about antioxidants so don’t hesitate to contact us.




Click on any of the links below to get started.

What Are Antioxidants - The easy way to understanding what are antioxidants and radicals.

How Antioxidants Work - Antioxidants are great and all, but what is it that makes them so great? Find out how they work.

Free Radicals - Here you'll find out whether free radicals exist, how it can affect your health, the causes & sources, and what to do about them.

The Benefits of Antioxidants - What kind of benefits are we talking about here? Well have you ever seen what happens to an uneaten apple? Find out what we’re talking about here…

Sources of Antioxidants - Time to find out where we can get these beneficial bad boys.

Natural Cures and Food Nutrition Facts & F.A.Q. (separate window will open)




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