September 9, 2013

SeaweedThe word ‘antioxidant’ is mentioned so repeatedly nowadays, and it is hardly possible to find someone who has never heard about the effects and benefits of antioxidants. As it becomes quite clear from the name of the elements, antioxidants are the compounds which can create an effective protection against negative actions of oxidative stress, or increasing amounts of oxygen in our cells which takes place as we age. As a result of oxidative stress various degenerative processes start in our cells. Those are linked with simple aging of cells, or, in the worst case scenario, with developing faulty cells known as cancer cells or tumors. That is why antioxidants are highly valued as very effective solutions for preventing various types of cancer. Read the rest of this entry »