Antioxidants are getting much attention these days. Antioxidants-rich food. Antioxidants supplements. To the extent, healthy snacks with antioxidants. People are started to adopt antioxidants in their dietary.
Do you know that there are various types of antioxidants exist in this world?
Antioxidant endogenous - body’s natural antioxidants
Body produces antioxidant enzymes from the source of protein and minerals of what we eat every day
Alpha-lipoic acid helps enzymes turn nutrients into energy
- CarotenoidsCarotenoids are pigments in plants, algae and photosynthetic bacteria, whereby it produces the bright red, orange and yellow colours in plants, vegetables and fruits. Carotenoids need to be obtained from the diet. Foods rich in carotenoids such as yams, kale, spinach, mangoes, oranges and carrots. Carotenoids protects our bodies from diseases and improve the immune system and body’s overall health.
- AstaxanthinAstaxanthin is a reddish pigment that can be found in trout, microalgae, yeast, shrimp and other sea living things. Astaxanthin causes the pink or red colour in this seafood. For health benefit, it is beneficial for skin, heart, joint, aging, vision loss, infertility, menopause and arthritis.
- LuteinLutein is a yellow pigment (normally appear as orange-red) that can be found in vegetables such as spinach, kale, broccoli, corn, kiwi and grapes. Lutein also occur in egg yolk. Lutein is believed to play an important role for eye’s health such as improve our vision in low contrast situations, cataracts and AMD.
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