Category: Antioxidants

Antioxidants have been in limelight as true superheroes in recent years. Science has recently proved that antioxidants fight the effects of free radicals and slow down the aging process. They are the first line of defense in preventing various diseases. …

There are a host of scientific research studies that have been published with reference to the wide range of health benefits of jujube extracts. The fruit has long been believed to make teenagers fall in love and is traditionally considered …

Rutin is a class of bioflavanoid compound which is water soluble. Rutin is present in citrus fruits and certain plant materials. This class of flavanoids also includes quercetin, citron, hesperidin.  This bioflavanoids enhance the absorption of vitamin C. The other …

Chocolate is made from the fruit of cacao tree. It is indigenous to South America. The seeds of this tree were once considered valuable and were traded in the form of money by Aztec civilization of Mexico. Cacao beans undergo …

Polyphenol are natural chemical compounds found in plants. These phenol compounds are more than one in number in a molecule, therefore they are called polyphenol. Some of the polyphenols found in a plant are, anthocyanins, flavanoids, phenolic acid, isoflavones, resveratrol, …

Vitamin C or ascorbic acid plays a vital role in the formation of collagen and other body processes, essential for life. Cells are bound together by collagen (protein) to form tissues that adhere like glue. The bones, skin, blood vessels, …

The Importance of Oxygen – in Antioxidants

The element Oxygen exists as a double molecule (2 Oxygen atoms join together to give O2). It is colorless, odorless and tasteless gas. It is the second most abundant element in the atmosphere …

The Role Enzymes Play to Control Free radicals

The DNA in our body produces the enzymes that we need. They act as catalysts in the chemical reactions that fuel the body. Glutathione peroxidase, superoxide dimutase and catalase are 3 enzymes …