New health benefits and harm of antioxidants you should know

New health benefits and harm of antioxidants you should know

Antioxidants are compounds in foods that can neutralize free radicals that can lead to damage in cells of the body.

Many people take antioxidant supplements to protect their health.

Recent research has shown that antioxidants could provide some health benefits.

One study from the OHSU School of Medicine found that an antioxidant called apocynin that may cut the risk of a second stroke and heart attack.

Previous research has shown that heart attacks could make inflammatory cells and platelets more easily stick to the inner lining of arteries, and particularly where there was already plaque.

But this powerful antioxidant can reduce plaque buildup in half and lower inflammation to pre-heart-attack levels.

The finding may help explain why anti-inflammatory drug for treating juvenile arthritis could also cut the risk of a second heart attack.

The study is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

In a second study, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder found that a novel antioxidant supplement could reverse age-related blood vessel changes by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years.

The antioxidant supplement is called MitoQ and made by chemically altering the naturally-occurring antioxidant Coenzyme Q10.

The researchers found that when taking the supplement, dilation of people’ arteries improved by 42%.

This makes their blood vessels, at least by that measure, look like those of someone 15 to 20 years younger.

The team explains that blood vessels grow stiff with age largely as a result of oxidative stress, which can damage the endothelium and impair its function.

They hope that therapies like this may hold real promise for reducing the risk of age-related heart disease risk.

The study is published in Hypertension.

Although antioxidants provide some health benefits, they also can bring harms.

One study from the University of Gothenburg found that common antioxidant supplements are linked to cancer growth, such as lung cancer and skin cancer.

The researchers tested animals and human cancer tissue and found that antioxidants protect not only healthy cells in the body but also cancer cells.

Some antioxidants may boost skin cancer growth and increase the spread of lung cancer.

They suggest people take dietary supplements with antioxidants need to talk with their doctors about their supplements.

People who already have cancer may need to stop using the supplements.

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