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Hello Professor and class,Free radicals are atoms that liked to be paired together with other electrons. They search all over the body for other electrons to be paired with. They cause harm to the body because they can damage proteins, DNA, and cells. This damage is caused from the atoms searching the body for electrons and this starts a process known as oxidative stress. This process is what causes the damage to the cells, proteins, and DNA.Antioxidants prevent free radicals from causing damage by taken electrons. Antioxidants are actually really good for our bodies. Our bodies create a small amount of antioxidants but they are also available to you in the foods that you eat. Fruits and vegetables have a high amount ofantioxidants in them.I do not believe that too many antioxidants can be a problem. If you do not have enough, it is
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Term
Winter
Professor
Dr.Rotella
Tags
Nutrition, Causality, John Wiley

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