Damage caused by free radicals in human body
Free radicals are unstable molecules produced when
the body breaks down food, or by enviromental exposures to tobacco smoke, pollution, herbicides and radiation.
These unstable molecules usually have an odd electron, which then seeks to bond with other compounds in order to
gain stability. This becomes a chain reaction, causing cells damage and ultimately leading to health
Stop free radicals
damage with antioxidants
Free radicals damage increases with age. Vitamins
or antioxidants stop this damage by "adding" one of their own electrons to free radicals, thus stopping the
The best antioxidant
substances are vitamins A, C and E, as well as
phytochemicals lutein, lycopene, and quercetin. See our Antioxidants Info
section for more information.
Go to our Antioxidants
products page, where you can purchase antioxidant supplements at our online store. Vist our Downloads page to grab one-page jpg Antioxidants table, listing sources of various
antioxidants and their benefits.
Age Pigment - Also
known as age spots, it comes from "wear and tear" with age.
DMAE - Compound used in health
supplements to enhance vigilance and alertness.
Free Radicals - How
they arise and what damage they cause to the human body.
Nootropics - Known as smart drugs or cognitive enhancers, assist information
PCPA - Found in
Centrophenoxine, PCPA is used for depletion of serotonin.