from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance that oxidizes another substance; an oxidizing agent.
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- n. an oxidizing agent
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An oxidizing agent; a substance which yields up oxygen readily to other bodies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a substance that oxidizes another substance
Antioxidants are molecules which can safely interact with free radicals and terminate the chain reaction before vital molecules are damaged, and green tea has EGCG as an anti-oxidant which is found to be 100 times more effective than vitamin C, 25 times more effective than Vitamin E and twice as powerful as its peers!
The "oxidant" in the word "antioxidant" isn't just anything having to do with oxygen, "oxidant" is referring to a chemical reaction called oxidation.
Modern research on the subject, of which there is a growing amount, tends to look at spices 'anti-oxidant, nutritional, disinfectant or anti-microbial effects.
Meanwhile, Arnie take my advice, lots of anti-oxidant vegetables, long walks and naps.
In further to lithium-ion batteries, there is a battery dungeon is promising fuel, that is a approach to exist in a fuel as well as oxidant chemical appetite without delay in to physical phenomenon plant.
Methylene blue in high doses is itself an oxidant.
Lorac Natural Performance Foundation provides medium coverage, along with anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant ingredients to keep irritation at bay. $36 at Sephora.
On a more general note - I for one, will be quite cautious about believing the health benefits of any products claiming “anti-oxidant” properties unless these benefits are clearly demonstrated in properly conducted intervention trial in humans.
A love potion would be part painkiller, part anti-oxidant, part anxiety reducer; it might result in stomach upset, there would have to be something for desire and something for the sharpening of the senses that can occur.
Green tea contains a powerful anti-oxidant called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).
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