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Jane's Blog Free Radical Damage, Antioxidants and Glutathione

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Jane's Blog Free Radical Damage, Antioxidants and Glutathione

Research has shown that inflammation & oxidative stress is the root cause of over 260 diseases. Oxidation is a normal process that takes place in your body, such as when immune cells use free radicals to fight infections. Oxidative stress, on the other hand, occurs when the number of free radicals outnumber the number of antioxidants. “Oxidation” is the chemical term that describes removing electrons from an atom. Your cells are made of molecules that contain electrons, and these electrons can be “stolen” by an unstable atom that needs another electron to be stable. When oxygen molecules split into single...

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