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Antioxidants

Presented by Alexis Lieberman, M.D.

 
What are Free Radicals?
What kind of damage can be done by free radicals?
What are antioxidants?
What are examples of antioxidants?
Can antioxidants prevent cancer?
How might antioxidants prevent cancer?
What does research show about how antioxidants help promote health?
Which foods are rich in antioxidants?
REFERENCES:
- Tricia M. McKeever and John Britton, Pulmonary Perspective, Diet and Asthma American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Vol 170. pp. 725-729, (2004)
- B. J. Okoko, P. G. Burney, R. B. Newson, J. F. Potts and S. O. Shaheen, Childhood asthma and fruit consumption
- Eunyoung Cho, ScD; Johanna M. Seddon, MD; Bernard Rosner, PhD; Walter C. Willett, MD, DrPH; Susan E. Hankinson, ScD , Prospective Study of Intake of Fruits, Vegetables, Vitamins, and Carotenoids and Risk of Age-Related Maculopathy Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122:883-892.
- National Cancer Institute fact sheet on antioxidants