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  • n. Plural form of oxidant.

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  • Around the same period, the first high oxidant concentrations (the complex mixture of ozone, peroxides and other products of the reactions of organics and nitrogen oxides are called oxidants) were more and more frequently occurring in Europe during stagnant meteorological conditions.

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  • Allergy specialist Peter Smith said the study showed how a person's diet should aim to counter-balance the "oxidants" - unstable molecules that can damage cells and cell DNA - which form in the body as a result of metabolism and environmental pollutants.

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  • The theory identifies the cause of aging as the body’s production of free oxygen radicals, also called oxidants.

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  • The natural health folks always say that the darker fruits and veggies are better for you, having more vitamins, anti-oxidants, and the like.

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  • Even then, I still do some supplementation – particularly anti-oxidants and cod liver oil because we live in an extremely stressful world and need the higher levels.

    Waldo Jaquith - The false hope of vitamin supplements.

  • Replace with green tea which has lots of anti-oxidants, very low levels of caffeine and I have heard reports it helps with weight loss.

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  • Phenazopyridine is metabolized to aniline which, in turn, is metabolized to three compounds which are strong oxidants.

    Phenazopyridine

  • Biological chemistry and molecular mechanisms of action of nitric oxide and oxidants

    Research

  • Today, we know there are strong oxidants there, but --- as the Europeans have pointed out on their ExoMars website --- no one has replicated the Viking biology experiments using our modern knowledge of the Mars soil to see if that could explain the Viking data.

    Mars Sample Return Planetary Protection Report Released - NASA Watch

  • Green tea is high in anti-oxidants, which may help overcome fertility problems in men.

    Antioxidants may help men with fertility problems, study reveals

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