What’s the hype about these “antioxidants”? Every product you consume or slather on your skin is screaming “antioxidant” these days. Are the tall claims that antioxidants keep aging at bay and even prevent cancers and heart disease really true?
The public enemy number one when it comes to aging is – free radicals. Our bodies create them naturally, particularly when exposed to sunlight or when we are stressed. Excessive exercise also sets off an avalanche of free radical production, due to increased intake of oxygen.