- Q What are the side effects of acai berry products for weight loss?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacyNot much is known about the side effects of acai berry products for weight loss because they haven't been studied in humans, although in the lab, acai has been shown to have some anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Acai berries come from... Full Answer
- Q What are plant-based antioxidants for skin care?
Dr. Arthur Perry, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryPlants produce antioxidants as their own sunblock because they can't move out of the sun. We can take advantage of the plant's natural sunblock by using their many-colored antioxidants. Alpha lipoic acid, coenzyme Q10, and idebenone (Prevage) are... Full Answer
- Q Can antioxidants protect against wrinkles and skin damage?
Dr. Andrea Pennington, Integrative MedicineThere is some evidence that lotions and creams containing antioxidant vitamins (vitamins A, C, E, and beta carotene) may help protect the skin when applied before sun exposure. Vitamin A has long been known to benefit the skin. Vitamin A (known... Full Answer
- Q What fruits are high in antioxidants?
Dr. Grant Cooper, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationThe Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) test has shown that blueberries have tremendous antioxidant power. One cup of wild, fresh blueberries has a Total Antioxidant Capacity (TAC) of 3,427, which is approximately ten times the United States... Full Answer