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antioxidant

an tee ok suh duhnt

  • n  substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides

  • Which is the truly rich antioxidant berry, the blackberry (very tart and amorphous in shape, as shown) or the raspberry (sweet and circular in shape)?.
  • Neither the aspirin nor the antioxidant did any better than the placebo in reducing the incidence of heart attack or stroke.
  • Tomatoes contain lycopene, probably the most powerful antioxidant among the carotenoids, the compounds that turn fruits and veggies deep orange.
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  • John Tower in Science Daily (press release)
    I wanted to figure out a model to explain the sex-specific effects we saw in the antioxidant and p53 gene studies,Tower said.
  • Andrew Weil in WFIE-TV
    Basically, it's got a very high content of powerful antioxidant compounds that help boost the body's defenses against cancer, heart disease, other chronic diseases,Eating Well for Optimum Health author Dr. Andrew Weil said.

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