For many years since perhaps the dawn of mankind, our diets have always been rich in fruits and vegetables.
Man depended on nature for his source of food and man relied on nature to cure him of any disorders or illnesses.
Today, we still eat our fair share of fresh produce not just because doctors say theyre healthy but because they are said to prevent the onset of various illnesses.
Ever since the presence of free radicals in the body was linked to the onset of diseases, scientists and researchers have been trying to find out why people who had more fruits and vegetables in their diets were less vulnerable to illnesses that are said to be caused by harmful free radicals.
Their hard work and labor finally paid off when they discovered the presence of beneficial, disease-fighting substances found in most fruits and vegetables.
Antioxidant Tablets: Neutralizing Free Radicals
One group of plant chemicals that have been suggested as being beneficial are the antioxidants. These natural substances remove free radicals, those harmful chemicals produced during the process of oxidation in the body.
Free radicals can damage the DNA in the...