Naturally Antioxidant

Vitamin C, selenium, coenzyme Q10 …

Occur naturally in our food, we also find these antioxidants as dietary supplements or cosmetics. Most of the cells are operating via chemical reactions. They produce energy by burning sugar, fats or proteins.

These chemical reactions proceed in the presence of oxygen and generate a form of waste. These wastes are called free radicals. It’s like rust accumulating within the cell. Over the time, these free radicals can cause cell damage including DNA.

The role of antioxidants is precisely to interfere against these attacks. They are found mainly in foods. Some, like vitamin C, track directly those free radicals. Others, such as selenium and coenzyme Q10 reinforce the action of antioxidant enzymes. As for polyphenols, they help to fight against the formation of free radicals.

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