Free radicals come from some foods, drugs, alcohol, and environmental contaminants. Learn the specificy sources and how to prevent damage.
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.
Excess arterial cholesterol can oxidize in the presence of free radicals. Learn how it happens and what you can do to prevent oxidized cholesterol.
Oxidative stress is an imbalance between antioxidants and pro-oxidants. Learn how this condition occurs and how to prevent it.
Oxidation is a threat to your health. Antioxidants mitigate the damage. Learn how to prevent oxidation by understanding free radicals and antioxidants.
An oxidant, or pro oxidant, is any substance that seeks to take electrons away from another substance. Learn what you can do about it.
An antioxidant is a class of molecule that is capable of destroying a free radical. Find out what are antioxidants and how to get them in your diet.
When an atom or group of atoms has at least one unpaired electron, it is considered unstable and highly reactive. These are called free radicals.