- Q What foods are good sources of flavonoids?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineWhat foods are good sources of flavonoids? 312 Flavonoids help you fight arterial and immune aging and are plentiful in cranberries, cranberry juice, tea, tomatoes, apples, applesauce, strawberries, broccoli, onions, red wine, and the more... Full Answer
- Q What are polyphenols and how do they prevent cancer?
Polyphenols are antioxidant compounds found in the skin and seeds of grapes. When wine is made from these grapes, the alcohol produced by the fermentation process dissolves the polyphenols contained in the skin and seeds. Red wine contains more... Full Answer
- Q How do antioxidants combat free radicals?
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, CardiologyAntioxidant is a catchall term for any compound that can counteract unstable molecules such as free radicals that damage deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), cell membranes, and other parts of cells. Free radicals are a natural byproduct of energy metabolism and... Full Answer
- Q What are good sources of antioxidants?
Dr. Lindsey Duncan, Nutrition & DieteticsWhile you can eat foods with high antioxidant content, like grapes, blueberries and pomegranates, my recommendation for getting antioxidants is through superfood supplements, which are high in free-radical fighting compounds and nutrients. For example, I... Full Answer
- Q What is the role of antioxidants in the body?
Dr. Patricia K Farris, DermatologyAntioxidants are nature's way of protecting the body and cells from damaging free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that are generated by sun exposure, stress and as part of the natural aging process. Free radicals damage cells,... Full Answer
- Q What are antioxidants?
Bryce Wylde, Alternative & Complementary MedicineThe subject of human health is almost unimaginably vast, and our body’s interactions with our surroundings are almost too complex to grasp. Deep within every cell of our body there are chemicals that rob us of our health. But, even if we were able... Full Answer