What are Antioxidants?
How Do Antioxidants Support Healing? Certain foods – including beautifully-marketed “superfoods” – are celebrated for their antioxidant properties. But what does that even mean? What are antioxidants, and why are they important? What is oxidation? Oxidative stress? As the name implies, antioxidants fight oxidation. But what is oxidation? Let’s take a closer look: If…
Dr. Erica Zelfand, 9 months ago 7 min read
Nrf2, Antioxidant Superhero
Fighting oxidative stress and inflammation with natural substances If you cut up an apple and leave it on the counter, you may notice its white flesh turn to brown. A similar effect happens to our own cells when they’re exposed to unstable molecules known as free radicals. This “rusting,” or “browning” process is called…
Dr. Erica Zelfand, 5 years ago 6 min read
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