What is an Antioxidant?

Antioxidants can prevent cell damage due to oxidation and oxidative stress. Oxidation is a biochemical process in which a compound loses an electron, and another combination adds the electron. Oxidation reaction happens in our bodies continuously, and it can be both beneficial and detrimental to your health. For example, oxidative stress can lead to free radicals in the body that adversely affect DNA and proteins.

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