Science / Chemistry / Antioxidant: Antioxidants are compounds that slow oxidation processes that degrade foods, fuels, rubber, plastic, and other materials. Antioxidants like butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) are added to food to prevent fats from becoming rancid and to minimize decomposition of vitamins and essential fatty acids; they work by scavenging destructive free radicals from the food.
Health / Fitness / Antioxidants: Vitamins A, C and E, along with various minerals, which are useful to protect the body from 'free radicals'. Free radicals are unstable cells, which react with each, naturally created in the body, and MORE
Health / Vitamins / Vitamin E: Vitamin belonging to the tocopherols group, essential in cellular respiration of the muscles, works as antioxidant preventing peroxide formation, decreases the formation of scar tissues outside and in MORE