Antioxidant Guidebook: Part 4 - Antioxidants are Made by the Body and Found in the Diet

by Jason J. Duke - Owner/Artisan

Fresh Content: August 25, 2022 00:25

Antioxidants are Made in the Body and Found in Food 

A healthy body makes antioxidants in the liver and as part of cellular energy metabolism; additionally body uses antioxidants from food, such as herbs, spices, vegetables, and fruits.

Vitamins that Have Antioxidant Properties

  1. Vitamin A
  2. Vitamin C
  3. Vitamin E
  4. Bioflavonoids

Mineral Elements are Used by the Body to Make Antioxidants

The most important elements for producing antioxidants are selenium and copper. For example, super-oxide dismutase (SOD) is the most important antioxidant in the body that is produced by consumption of selenium.

Antioxidants are Best Consumed Within a Complete Balanced Meal

Antioxidants are best eaten as part of complete balanced meals and also supplemented as part such a meal. Choose a well balanced multi-vitamin/mineral and quality antioxidant type supplements and herb specific for their antioxidant benefits.

Antioxidant Guide

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