Why We Need Antioxidants?

Pretty much everybody in the health and wellness industry talks about antioxidants. "Boost your antioxidants" or "...contains antioxidants". That's all well and good, but if you don't know what antioxidants are, then this may mean absolutely nothing to you.


Maybe the best place to start would be by explaining what free radicals are. Free radicals are unstable atoms in the body. They can cause a lot of cell damage and are one of the main causes for disease (think cancers, heart disease and diabetes). Some examples of free radicals are...

  • Air pollution

  • UV Rays

  • Processed foods

  • Cigarette smoke

  • Bacterial, fungal or viral infections

  • Toxins