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What is Antioxidants?

Postby kathryn_nitn » Thu, 17 Jan 2008 9:43 pm

Hi all,
What are antioxidants and their role in human life? I need your opinions. It would be appreciated.
Thanks!

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Postby durain » Sun, 20 Jan 2008 3:22 am

antioxidants is to fight the free radical in your body. so they are good for you :)

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Postby Sii » Mon, 21 Jan 2008 11:12 pm

durain wrote:antioxidants is to fight the free radical in your body. so they are good for you :)


"to fight the free radicals in your body" = detoxification in chinese medicine, more or less the same concept.

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Postby Beautyqueen » Tue, 22 Jan 2008 6:17 pm

NutriLite have many good organic supplements to help you.

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Postby ksl » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 3:37 pm

Drinking vinegar is a natural antidoxtant, bio-chemists have also developed quick detoxing vinegars, orange, and aloe are quick detoxing vinegars, flushing the bowls clean, at the same time, depositing antidoxtants to fight any free radicals, in the sysytem.

Although research is still ongoing, and some results appear to be impressive, I believe in it, because of my own monitoring of bllod counts and urine testing, with litmus paper....vinegar balances the body, which is paramount to good health. Once the bodies pH is out of balance it is open to attack, for example if the body becomes too alkaline, then yeast infection may increase, drinking vinegar is a good pH balancer!

My understanding is that there is a time line, for how long the body can do without, antidoxtants, before a change in cell formation takes place and illness starts to form, I don't know how long the time line is, before a change in cell formation starts...although it would be logical to think, that health would go down hill, until some antidoxtants had been consumed.

Antidoxtants comes in many variations of natural foods, and drink, water is also one of the best forms of liquid for flushing the kidneys, and is also vital for antidoxtant cell formation, so diluted vinegar goes hand in hand, with several tasks to complete.

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Then try drinking vinegar for skin complexion! For bathing the skin, add 2 or 3 spoon fulls of malt vinegar, to warm water and wash the face, Acne is formed by bacteria in the hair follicle, and vinegar will help, fight the bacteria...do not use straight from bottle, because vinegar is an acid, and may cause burns, or a skin reaction, so its better to test on a sensitive area of skin first, like the inside of the forearm., before washing the face.
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Postby Eze » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 3:51 pm

Looks like many peepz will start getting jealous now~~~ :D

(chinese direct translation of 'eating vinegar = getting jealous)

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Postby ksl » Wed, 23 Jan 2008 11:51 pm

Eze wrote:Looks like many peepz will start getting jealous now~~~ :D

(chinese direct translation of 'eating vinegar = getting jealous)


That's why its better to drink it.....

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Postby dimensionspectrum » Thu, 24 Jan 2008 1:04 am

Antioxidants as mentioned above are to neutralise the effect of free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules and they go around snatching atoms from our healthy cells (stable molecules). This causes aging in our body/organs (& skin) and is very very harmful.

The higher amount of free radical activities in your body, the more antioxidants you need to take.
Antioxidants donate atoms to the free radicals so that they become stable again.
An example of the effect of free radical activities is the cut apple turning brown and metals rusting.

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Postby irnix » Thu, 24 Jan 2008 6:40 pm

Green tea is a very good anti oxidant as well! Nice to drink too!
Just check out the Japanese! ;)

I'm using an Antioxidant moisturizer too! Guess the effects is not too bad! Inside and out!

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Postby durain » Fri, 25 Jan 2008 11:24 pm

hmmm... better start adding prunes in the shopping list :P

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Postby ksl » Mon, 28 Jan 2008 1:58 am

durain wrote:hmmm... better start adding prunes in the shopping list :P


I can recommend the pulm or apple vinegar, with loads of crushed ice, with 2oz of mint...It's superb in this weather! Even add a spoonful or two into the natyral yogurt! We make jellies with ours too!

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Postby durain » Mon, 28 Jan 2008 2:18 am

yeah, i heard a lot of good things about vinegar but the only time i use vinegar is in my fish and chips.

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Postby ksl » Mon, 28 Jan 2008 3:21 am

durain wrote:yeah, i heard a lot of good things about vinegar but the only time i use vinegar is in my fish and chips.


Not the same at all, I'm afraid! :) I can almost guarantee, that, you couldn't and wouldn't know, what was in the beverage only the fruit you can taste, without reading the ingredients...especially when diluted, or come to think of it, even before it is diluted!

I quite often take it undiluted, by the spoonful, and I cannot taste vinegar, only fruit! So I'm sure, that if i lined 4 beverages up, you couldn't pick the vinegar one!

But you may guess it right, becaue there is no other drink like it!

That's how good the bio-chemist is, that has developed the drinks, for health drinking.

Mind you, I love plenty of malt vinegar on my cod & chips too! It's a pitty cod is so expensive these days.

BTW what made you pick that nickname, do you like the fruit? I have tried the ice cream, smelly but ok!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 28 Jan 2008 10:05 am

ksl, you might want to check the spelling of his nick. I made the same mistake.

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Postby ksl » Mon, 28 Jan 2008 1:30 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:ksl, you might want to check the spelling of his nick. I made the same mistake.


Oh crikey, your right! Hope he's the one who made the mistake :oops: :lol:


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