Vitamin E is the primary antioxidant against free radical damage to lipids, including those that make up each cell membranes. It traps free radicals as they attempt enter into cell. After it traps the free radicals vitamin E transfers them to vitamin C, where they are neutralized. Then the vitamin E connected to the cells are free continue protecting the cell. Therefore supplements that contain both E and C vitamins provide better antioxidant protection than single vitamins.
Every essential nutrients are absolutely necessary for good health. That means 16 vitamins, 72 minerals, 12 amino acids, and 3 omegas. It is possible to get some of them from a balanced, whole food diet. This means unprocessed fresh fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, and meats. However, America’s diet lacks several very important nutrients due to all the processed foods. Because of the lacking nutrients in our dirt there are 7 common deficiencies.
You probably don’t realize that most multivitamin found in stores and online contain synthetic vitamins made from chemicals. Not just the off bran...
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