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Antioxidants and prevention of diseases

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kaylee Ho

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Transcript of Antioxidants and prevention of diseases

Counter Argument
Synthetic antioxidants have been conveyed to be dangerous to human health than beneficial
What are Antioxidants?
Free radical fighting antioxidants which help you look and feel younger by slowing down the aging process, help prevent heart disease and other degenerative diseases.

Through promoting the consumption of antioxidants from fruits, vegetables and supplements, will pave the way for individuals to live a long and healthier life.
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Antioxidants and Prevention of Diseases
Kaylee Ho
West Coast University

Thesis statement:
By receiving an ample amount of antioxidants,the human body benefits in the prevention of aging,cardiovascular disease,eye disease;leading to a longer and healthier life.

In Antioxidants and the Skin:Understanding formulation and efficacy study states:
eye disease
cardiovascular disease
antioxidants molecules such as Vitamin A,C,and E slow the aging process by reducing the formation of free radicals.By applying topical antioxidants(sunscreen)
.Aging Process
In Cocoa Antioxidant and Cardiovascular Health study concluded:
Flavanol rich foods include wine, tea, fruits, berries, and cocoa products can exert cardio- protective effects with respect to vascular function and platelet reactivity
According to American Optometric Association found that higher intakes of Vitamin C and E led to a reduce risk for cortical and nuclear cataracts
In Antioxidant: Beyond the Hype emphasizes that antioxidants are not the main component in aiding in the disease process. The study
claim that beta-carotene antioxidants increases the development of lung cancer in smokers.

sample used in the study are smokers
not convincing that beta- carotene are the reason why individual develop lung cancer
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