What it does: AntioxidantAntioxidants are substances that protect cells within the body from damage caused by free radicals. They help to strengthen the body’s ability to fight infection... properties help to protect against free radicalsFree radicals are molecules produced when the body breaks down food or by environmental exposure to things like cigarette smoke, pollution and radiation. Free radicals... and carcinogens, reduces inflammation, stimulates immune system to fight infections, promotes a healthy heart, required for male reproductive system, needed for metabolismMetabolism is a term that is used to describe the chemical reactions that take place within the body’s cells. The body gets the energy it....
Deficiency Signs: Premature ageing, cataracts, high blood pressure, frequent infections.
Best food sources: Tuna, oysters, molasses, mushrooms, herrings, cottage cheese, cabbage, beef liver, courgettes, cod, chicken.