Anti-oxidants are one of the hot terms in Food and Pharmaceutical industries.
They are becoming popular among the diet specific consumers also owing to their advantages. Anti-oxidants are molecules in general that act as inhibitors of molecular oxidation; oxidation that results in damage or death of the cell by chain of reactions involving free radicals.
Many human diseases have a strong relationship with oxidative stress and these are mainly due to the insufficient levels of anti-oxidants.
Some of the examples of plants' and animals' anti-oxidants are:
- Vitamin A, C and E
- Enzymes (catalase, peroxidase, etc.)
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