What are the rich sources of antioxidants?

Antioxidants are basically nutrients found in food which can prevent body damage. It has been found that they can even prevent cancer and other degenerative diseases. Antioxidants can be found in most of the food but  fruits, vegetables and brandy grains are rich sources of antioxidants as fruits, vegetables and brandy grains are rich source of vitamins. The details of each vitamin as a rich source of antioxidant is given below; Vitamin C as a...

How do antioxidants play a part in cancer prevention and treatment?

Antioxidants are molecules which slow down the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that starts a series of other reactions cause damage to cells by producing free radicals. Antioxidants play a vital role in the cancer prevention and treatment. Some examples of antioxidants are vitamin C, vitamin E, carotenoids and beta-carotene. Antioxidants destroy carcinogenic substances (having the potential to cause cancer) that...

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