Oxidative Stress
Effects of Social Isolation: Oxidative Stress

Effects of Social Isolation: Oxidative Stress

The health effects of social isolation are real. Researchers have studied the effects of weeks of social isolation in mice and humans and found that it increases oxidative stress.  Why you don’t want oxidative stress Oxidation is a normal process of metabolism....

Free radicals in foods

Free radicals in foods

Minimizing your consumption of free radicals in foods is as simple as following a balanced, whole food diet. Minimizing the damage from those free radicals you’re bound to consume, if you prefer some free radicals to an orthorexia diagnosis, is as simple as smart...

Stress and Aging

Stress and Aging

The research is clear: Stress can cause premature aging. Learn why stress causes oxidative stress and aging biomarkers, and what you can do about it.

What Is Oxidative Stress?

What Is Oxidative Stress?

Oxidative stress is the condition that occurs when pro-oxidants (a.k.a., oxidants) outnumber antioxidants. Left unresolved, oxidative stress can lead to severe health problems with more familiar names. This complicated cascade of cellular damage has numerous players,...