Food and antioxidants
A review of micronutrients in food and antioxidants supplementation in healthy as well as in age-related diseases, with the latest evidence-based findings in this area.
Aging is a very complex process leading to progressive deterioration and disability of our functions. In recent years, oxidative stress has been implicated in a wide variety of diseases including cancer, heart attack and stroke and virtually every age-related pathology.
and their main sources
There are many types of antioxidants in nature and the plant kingdom hosts a huge number of species containing many substances with antioxidant activity and consumed in various ways. Here is a classification of the main natural dietary antioxidants.