What are antioxidants?

In our body, oxidation reactions constantly occur with
выделением очень вредных частиц,  называемых свободными
radicals. Influencing cells, they violate their structure,
causing illness, aging and death.

Antioxidants fight free radicals, warning
cell aging. They preserve the beauty of the skin, pushing
 old age, help maintain normal weight and vigor
of the spirit. Antioxidants protect against radiation and sun
ultraviolet light, reduce the risk of blood clots in the blood
vessels and malignant tumors.


These substances, rightly called the elixir of youth,
contained in many products familiar to us:

– fresh and dried fruits: pomegranates, late ripe apples, all

– red and black berries: cranberry, which protects the retina
blueberries, currants, plums, blackberries, raspberries, grapes (even
bones!), cherry, garden strawberries. Berry and grape wines –
literally an antioxidant concentrate.

– most nuts and spices: parsley, cinnamon, cloves,
turmeric, cocoa, black pepper

– vegetables: tomatoes, carrots, all kinds of cabbage and beans, beets,
sweet pepper, radish, turnip, radish, garlic, spinach, onions, beans

– any vegetable oil, preferably unrefined

– germinated grains;

– seaweed kelp and spirulina

– all types of leaf tea, coffee

Antioxidant properties have vitamins A, C, E,
vegetable flavonoids and anthocyanins, iron, zinc, selenium, copper,

If vegetables and fruits are orange or red, then
they contain carotenoids (carotene and lycopene) – these are also powerful
antioxidants. For those seeking to lose weight, lycopene excreted
from watermelon and tomatoes, is simply priceless. It helps break down fats,
cleans blood vessels from cholesterol, reduces appetite.

The most popular creams for skin care and anti-wrinkle
contain the enzyme antioxidant selected from plants coenzyme

Another powerful antioxidant is resveratrol. They are rich in skin and
grape seeds, wine from it, nuts and cocoa beans. He protects
from tumors, heart disease and senile dementia, reduces
appetite and blood sugar levels, fights viruses and
consequences of abusing fats. And with regular admission
it increases longevity.

When we experience emotional stress, we get sick, lose weight,
do sports or aerobics, sunbathe under the sun or in
sunbeds, we use strong alcohol, fried or smoked dishes,
we use household chemicals, a lot of things are formed in our body
free radicals. Therefore antioxidant rich foods
must be present in the diet of any person.

If you cannot eat enough berries, fruits,
vegetables and algae, you need to take antioxidants in the form
food supplements containing extracts of these wholesome products.

Antioxidant Supplements


A lot of antioxidant complexes are produced.
manufacturers of dietary supplements. You can buy a jar where there is
several components at once, but can be purchased separately
resveratrol – grape seed extract (anti-aging), or
capsules containing pomegranate grain extract (for blood formation), or
blueberries (to protect the eyes), Q10 – the famous Ku10 improves
skin elasticity.

There are complex preparations containing in one capsule
flavonoids, resveratrol, lycopene, algal salt and kit
vitamins – usually zinc, selenium, isolated from natural
products vitamins A, E, C in different combinations. Look for dietary supplements in
the names of which is the word “antioxidant”. If you have a problem
skin, acne, you definitely need to include as many rich
antioxidant products in your diet or take
antioxidant supplements. American nutritionist Frank Lipman,
which we often quote on the site Dietplan.ru, claims that
People with problem skin are always very low antioxidant
status. What to do? There are large quantities of berries, green
vegetables, seaweed, natural cocoa and healing spices.

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