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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin found in many foods, fats, and oils. It is also an antioxidant. Vitamin E is also important in the formation of red blood cells and it helps the body to use vitamin K. Functions of Vitamin E: Prevention of oxidative stress Supporting healthy skin Protection against Bladder cancer Benefits [...]

Cancer

The next big health scare is cancer. Cancer develops in adults over decades; it is a result of small changes over a long period of time. Unfortunately by the time it was diagnosed it is too late to do anything to fix it. As we discussed in  Free Radicals, when your body produces more free [...]

Free Radicals

What is the main enemy of our cell that cause long term problems Free radical: As the body uses oxygen to create energy, by-products from this activity cause oxidative damage to the cells of the body (just like the oxygen makes iron to rust). A free radical is an oxygen molecule that has at least [...]