“Antioxidants and Pro-oxidants: Two Sides of the Same Sword”
Wow, finally we get an excellent write-up of the more complex (and accurate) story about antioxidants.
Seems the time is upon us when we will graduate to other avenues of expressing the health benefits of ingredients. Now we’re cookin’!
EXCERPT “In summary think it is important to get back to the basics of antioxidants, and that is redox chemistry. It appears that many biological processes are redox based, including the immue system and many intercellular signaling pathways. ”
See this great article Antioxidants and Pro-oxidants: Two Sides of the Same Sword by Steven Bough of Chromadex. Steven is the Technical Services Director of ChromaDex Analytics Inc, in Boulder Colorado. He has over fifteen years of natural product analytical experience.