What is an Antioxidant?

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on December 13, 2015

Definition of antioxidant: a substance (as beta-carotene or vitamin C) that inhibits oxidation or reactions promoted by oxygen, peroxides, or free radicals. —antioxidant adjective.

What is a free radical?

Definition of free radical: an atom or group of atoms that has at least one unpaired electron and is therefore unstable and highly reactive.

Confused?

Still not sure what antioxidant and free radical mean? No worries, you are not alone. Curious how antioxidants and free radicals affect you? Watch the video below to learn more.

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