Another antioxidant called reservatrol found in red

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Unformatted text preview: yas. Because preliminary research has shown an inverse correlation between consumption of tomatoes and cancer risk, lycopene has been considered a potential agent for prevention of some types of cancers, particularly prostate cancer. Another antioxidant called reservatrol, found in red grapes, reservatrol found raspberries, and mulberries, seems to affect age-regulated genes, allowing cells to live longer and offsetting the risk of cancer, heart disease, and cancer heart and Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's Antioxidants and Free Radicals Antioxidants are intimately involved in the Antioxidants prevention of cellular damage -- the common pathway for cancer, aging, and a variety of diseases. Free radicals are atoms or groups of atoms with an odd (unpaired) number of electrons and can be formed when oxygen interacts with certain molecules. Their chief danger comes from the damage they can do when they react with important cellular components such as DNA, or the cell membrane. Cells may function poorly or die if this occurs. To...
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