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Vol. 9, Issue 6 (2021)

Natural antioxidants: A step forward to better health


Author(s): Abha Dubey and Poonam Gupta

Abstract: Metabolic generation of free radicals has been of tremendous research study interest for health practitioners and scientists. These free radicals can go berserk to play havoc with homeostasis capacity of the body. According to the, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) antioxidants remove free radicals from the body which can run rampant and actually damage cells, causing serious illness. Endogenous antioxidants of the body try to neutralise the oxidative stress caused by these radicals. As the natural capacity of body to counter these go down this needs to be supplemented by exogenous supply of health supplements & super-foods aflush with antioxidants. This review article majorly deals with the natural sources of antioxidants their classification, types, mechanism, potential sources and impacts on human physiology.

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How to cite this article:
Abha Dubey, Poonam Gupta. Natural antioxidants: A step forward to better health. Int J Chem Stud 2021;9(6):63-69.
 

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