How Do Antioxidants Work to Neutralize Free Radicals?

So how do you turn a free radical back into a harmless cell? You give it the extra electron it needs and where do you get your supply of extra electrons? Yes, you guessed it — from antioxidants! Antioxidants have the ability to surrender electrons to these particles without adding …

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What are Free Radicals?

When you examine your body all the way down to the cellular level, you will find atoms with electrons circling around a nucleus, or center. Healthy atoms always have electrons in pairs, each one holding either a positive or negative charge. A free radical is an atom or molecule that …

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