How Oxidative Stress Can Affect Your Health

How Oxidative Stress Can Affect Your Health

Lately I have noticed a lot of publicity about antioxidants, free radicals and oxidative stress. But what exactly is oxidative stress? How is oxidative stress related to antioxidants and free radicals? How do these three things affect our overall health? And what effect do they have on our health as we age? These are very …read more

The ORAC Scale - Is it an Accurate Measurement of Antioxidants?

The ORAC Scale – Is it an Accurate Measurement of Antioxidants?

Many people know about the value of antioxidants, and have probably heard the term ‘ORAC scale’ used in conjunction with antioxidants. But what exactly is the ORAC scale? What does the word ORAC actually stand for? Is the ORAC scale an accurate measurement of antioxidants? How many antioxidants does a person need every day to maintain optimal …read more

Antioxidants for Optimal Health

Antioxidants for Optimal Health

Antioxidants are substances naturally found in food, that are known to protect our cells against damage that occurs naturally from every day living, from aging, and from the negative effects of free radicals. By eating a diet rich in antioxidants, we can boost our immune system, have optimal health and lower our risk of common …read more