The 4 Essential Antioxidants In Mango
Posted by Jessymeshak on January 22nd, 2020
Lutein Lutein is the primary carotenoid for the eyes. It is a light filter as well as an antioxidant and may help maintain the skin free of skin cancer when exposed to UV light. Lutein is thought to protect the optic nerve and the macula of the eye. It is derived from the yellow, green and orange pigments in fruits, vegetables and egg yolks.
This is the carotenoid that makes tomatoes red. Many studies, including one at Harvard, have focussed on its antioxidant activity. Lycopene also supports the immune system in helping to maintain the body free from various types of cancer, especially of the bowel and prostate.
Alpha lipoic acid is a highly effective, vitamin-like antioxidant that contains the mineral sulphur. Being both fat and water soluble, it can be used all through the body. Alpha lipoic acid helps protect DNA from damaging free radicals and recycles other antioxidants, especially vitamins A and C, making them more useful at countering harmful free radicals.
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