What it does: Acts as an Antioxidants 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..., protecting cells from damage, including against cancer. Helps body use oxygen, preventing blood clots, thrombosis, atherosclerosis. Improves wound healing and fertility. Good for the skin.
Deficiency Signs: Lack of sex drive, exhaustion after light exercise, easy bruising, slow wound healing, varicose veins, loss of muscle tone, infertility.
Best food sources: Unrefined corn oils, sunflower seeds, peanuts, sesame seeds, beans, peas, wheatgerm, tuna, sardines, salmon, sweet potatoes.