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குணம் நாடி குற்றம் நாடி அவற்றுள்
மிகை நாடி மிகக் கொளல்.”

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THIS bilingual BLOG

IS INTENDED TO CREATE A BETTER AWARENESS OF HEALTH ISSUES AMONG PUBLIC
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nothing in this blog will ever ever substitute a sincere consultation and a meaningful advice of a doctor.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

FREE RADICALS AND ANTI-OXIDANTS.

A LOT OF THINGS ARE SAID ABOUT ANTI OXIDANTS.

ALMOST EVERY DOCTOR PRESCRIBES A BRAND DRUG LABELLED AS FOOD SUPPLEMENT WHICH ARE KNOWN TO CONTAIN ANTI OXIDANTS.

TO KNOW THEM IN DEPTH AND IN DETAIL, WE ARE TO UNDERSTAND
WHAT ARE FREE RADICALS ALSO.

LET US STUDY BOTH.

Free Radicals and Anti Oxidants.

What are these things?

A definition of What is FREE RADICALS is given by
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE.
COURTESY:
CLICK HERE TO KNOW THE DEFINITION OF FREE RADICALS free radicallisten (free RA-dih-kul)
A type of unstable molecule that is made during normal cell metabolism (chemical changes that take place in a cell). Free radicals can build up in cells and cause damage to other molecules, such as DNA, lipids, and proteins. This damage may increase the risk of cancer and other diseases.A substance that protects cells from the damage caused by free radicals (unstable molecules made by the process of oxidation during normal metabolism). Free radicals may play a part in cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other diseases of aging. Antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other natural and manufactured substances.

ANTI OXIDANTS ARE DEFINED AS

 A substance that protects cells from the damage caused by free radicals (unstable molecules made by the process of oxidation during normal metabolism). Free radicals may play a part in cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other diseases of aging. Antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other natural and manufactured substances.


COURTESY:
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/causes-prevention/risk/diet/antioxidants-fact-sheet

Anti oxidants and Free Radicals have an inter play role in deciding how we live healthily and/or
how we age also.

It is therefore necessary we know their role.

What is their role in our day to day living ?

Please read this article exhaustively,
by clicking
HERE


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