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DNA
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RADIATION
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DETOXIFICATION
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GREEN TEA
FIGHT
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ADDITION
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ROOIBOS TEA
DELETERIOUS EFFECT
SOURCE
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MITOCHONDRIA
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Definitions

  1. Free radicals are nothing but unstable molecules in our body which form due to the effects of oxidation and cause cellular damage. (Web site)
  2. Free radicals are unstable, harmful substances that are a product of oxidation, a process that occurs naturally in the body.
  3. Free radicals are unstable molecules which react easily with essential molecules of our body, including DNA, fat and proteins. (Web site)
  4. Free radicals are atoms or groups of atoms with an odd (unpaired) number of electrons and can be formed when oxygen interacts with certain molecules. (Web site)
  5. Free radicals are naturally produced in the body through the normal metabolism of amino acids and fats. (Web site)

Electrons

  1. Antioxidants found in fresh, minimally processed foods are helpful to your health because they are able to provide the electrons that free radicals want. (Web site)

Reactions

  1. Unbonded alkyls are free radicals, therefore they are formed only as instantaneous intermediates in reactions usually involving other free radicals. (Web site)
  2. In vitro studies have shown that cells can be damaged by reactions with free radicals. (Web site)

Organic Chemistry

  1. In Organic chemistry, a radical substitution reaction is a substitution reaction involving free radicals as a reactive intermediate. (Web site)

Reacting

  1. This reaction involves chlorine free radicals, formed by photodissociation, reacting with an organic molecule, usually an alkane.

Tobacco Smoke

  1. Free radicals are produced not only through normal bodily processes, but also from other sources such as air pollution and tobacco smoke. (Web site)

Atherosclerosis

  1. Green tea's antioxidants, called catechins, scavenge for free radicals that can damage DNA and contribute to cancer, blood clots, and atherosclerosis. (Web site)
  2. Iron promotes the generation of free radicals, which leads to mutagenesis, atherosclerosis, inflammation, and bacterial growth. (Web site)
  3. Atherosclerosis is accelerated when free radicals cause the blood vessels to become inflamed.

Proteins

  1. A number of systems that generate oxygen free radicals catalyze the oxidative modification of proteins. (Web site)

Antioxidant Vitamins

  1. Antioxidant vitamins (A, C, and E), carotenoids, and many phytochemicals can neutralize free radicals. (Web site)
  2. Antioxidant vitamins are believed to protect the body from harmful free radicals that can contribute to diseases such as cancer. (Web site)

Oolong Tea

  1. Huge amounts of polyphenols found in oolong tea remove free radicals. (Web site)

Oxidized

  1. Antioxidant To neutralize destructive free radicals and make major contributions to the recycling of other antioxidants that has become oxidized.

Product

  1. The antioxidant activity of the product can be expressed in the capability to scavenge free radicals. (Web site)

Hydrogen Peroxide

  1. The types of oxygen molecules that cause free radicals include hydrogen peroxide and hypochlorous acid.
  2. Dopamine also falls prey to autoxidation, producing free radicals and hydrogen peroxide which damage dopaminergic nerve receptors.

Cell Membrane

  1. However, there are more free radicals actively destroying the cell membrane than our body can defend against. (Web site)

Cell Walls

  1. Your cell walls are made up of fat and when you're inflamed these cell walls are more vulnerable to oxidation or damage by free radicals.

Bloodstream

  1. Garlic can also act as an antioxidant that reduces the build-up of free radicals in the bloodstream.
  2. Furthermore, by removing free radicals from your bloodstream, Oolong tea can boost your skin health, immune system operation, and metabolic rate. (Web site)

Tissues

  1. Antioxidants neutralize the electrical charge that free radicals have due to their unstable number of electrons and thus protect body cells and tissues.
  2. In so doing, they neutralize free radicals and help prevent cumulative damage to body cells and tissues. (Web site)
  3. Albumin: The most abundant protein in the blood, it is made in the liver and is an antioxidant that protects your tissues from free radicals.

Production

  1. The theory is that iron promotes the production of harmful molecules called free radicals that can cause (oxidative) damage to the lining of the arteries. (Web site)
  2. Hence, alcohol induced iron overload enhances the production of free radicals and proinflammatory cytokines, thereby leading to liver injury[11,12,27]. (Web site)
  3. We can't avoid the production of free radicals in our bodies but we can do our best to limit their effects on us.

Melatonin

  1. Melatonin, once oxidized, cannot be reduced to its former state because it forms several stable end-products upon reacting with free radicals. (Web site)

Oxygen Free Radicals

  1. Effects of tissue factor induced by oxygen free radicals on coronary flow during reperfusion.
  2. Some theories suggest that low amounts of complex I may make nerve cells vulnerable to the assault of oxygen free radicals (also called oxidants).
  3. It contributes to membrane activity, protecting critical cellular structures against damage from oxygen free radicals. (Web site)

Genetic Material

  1. Free radicals can damage lipids in cell membranes as well as the genetic material in cells, and the resulting damage may lead to the development of cancer. (Web site)
  2. Free radicals react with and damage many components of tissues, including cellular DNA, or genetic material. (Web site)

Compounds

  1. In the study, anthocyanins were found to prevent oxidative damage, caused by oxygen or free radicals, about as well as compounds in commercial antioxidants. (Web site)
  2. If the compounds mentioned are heated, for example, free radicals are then formed, by homolysis, and can then, for example, initiate a polymerization. (Web site)
  3. Furthermore, these compounds are pure UV-absorbing agents and are unsuitable as agents which trap free radicals. (Web site)

Entire Body

  1. Both types of antioxidants are needed to create an effective shield against free radicals for the entire body, and skin in particular. (Web site)
  2. Clinical tests have shown that catechins destroy free radicals and have far-reaching positive effects on the entire body. (Web site)
  3. Those totally free radicals are result from metabolism and have poor oxidative effect that can seriously harm your entire body tissue. (Web site)

Ldl

  1. Free radicals can also enhance the dangerous properties of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, a major player in the development of atherosclerosis. (Web site)
  2. Free radicals induce lipid per oxidation, oxidation of LDL and further intracellular accumulation of cholesterol.
  3. Laboratory experiments found this compound suppressing tumor growth, protecting cells against damage and the oxidation of LDL by free radicals. (Web site)

Heart Disease

  1. Damage from free radicals may lead to conditions such as cataracts, cancer, heart disease and even aging. (Web site)
  2. Free radicals can damage basic genetic material, and cell walls and structures, to eventually lead to cancer and heart disease. (Web site)

Healthy Cells

  1. These free radicals are unstable molecules that can freely react with and destroy healthy cells. (Web site)
  2. These free radicals attack our healthy cells. (Web site)

Immune System

  1. It is a vital antioxidant, especially when combined with Vitamin E. It protects the immune system by preventing the formation of free radicals. (Web site)
  2. Strengthens the immune system and heart muscle, improves circulation, and destroys free radicals. (Web site)
  3. Antioxidants may also be beneficial because free radicals play a role in causing damage to the immune system.

Disease

  1. It was found that there was a presence of free radicals due to oxidation of lipids in patients with alcoholic liver disease.
  2. One is that the free radicals that are thought to cause the oxidative stress are the byproduct rather than the cause of disease. (Web site)
  3. However, an overload of free radicals has been linked to certain diseases, including heart disease, liver disease and some cancers. (Web site)

Diseases

  1. Free radicals may play a part in cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other diseases of aging.
  2. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
  3. These compounds may protect against tissue damage from free radicals, which may lead to diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

Dna

  1. Tea flavonoids may lower the risk of certain cancers by inhibiting the oxidative changes in DNA from free radicals and some carcinogens 1.
  2. Biochemists Bruce Ames once calculated that the DNA in every cell is damaged by free radicals 10,000 a day.
  3. UVA is less energetic and has a less direct effect on DNA; nonetheless, it is harmful because it forms free radicals that lead to major cell damage. (Web site)

Enzymes

  1. Free radicals of many xenobiotics are formed during their metabolism by enzymes such as cytochrome P450 or peroxidases. (Web site)
  2. These antioxidants with enzymes completely stop the oxidation process once the already formed free radicals are stabilized. (Web site)
  3. The latest research shows that green tea catechins inhibit the enzymes involved in the production of free radicals in the endothelial lining of the arteries. (Web site)

Radiation

  1. Free radicals are activated in heated and rancid oils and by radiation in the atmosphere, among other things.

Effects

  1. Antioxidants help to neutralize the effects of free radicals, allowing the body to restore itself to the proper balance that leads to health and well-being. (Web site)
  2. Free radicals attack the systems of the body even to the DNA level leaving us less able to fight off the effects of disease and aging. (Web site)
  3. Antioxidants such as vitamin E protect your cells against the effects of free radicals, potentially damaging by-products of your body's metabolism. (Web site)

Detoxification

  1. Sulfur plays a role in alleviating allergies through detoxification and elimination of free radicals. (Web site)
  2. As an antioxidant, it scavenges free radicals and reactive oxygen molecules, which are produced during metabolic pathways of detoxification. (Web site)

Toxins

  1. Squalene assists the body to supply oxygen to the cells and also acts as an antioxidant helping to clean the body of toxins and free radicals.
  2. While the first reason is accumulation of free radicals in the body; the second is accumulation of toxins, primarily uric acid.
  3. It can help slow down the aging process, deactivate free radicals, neutralize toxins; aids in protein synthesis and presents cellular change. (Web site)

Green Tea

  1. The polyphenols in green tea eliminate free radicals that plague the body. (Web site)
  2. The antioxidants in green tea eliminate free radicals that plague the body. (Web site)
  3. Green tea is a natural source of antioxidants, which neutralize harmful molecules in the body known as free radicals.

Fight

  1. Both gotu kola and vitamin E help to heal wounds and promote connective tissue growth, as well as fight free radicals.
  2. Green tea is rich in antioxidants which fight free radicals that damage and age the skin. (Web site)
  3. Various antioxidants work synergistically, each contributing to the fight against free radicals in different areas and in different ways. (Web site)

Process

  1. In the oxidation process, free radicals are released which start chain reactions that damage cells - antioxidants help to slow or prevent that process. (Web site)
  2. This process of chemical oxidation creates large amounts of free radicals, which must be neutralized by adequate intake of ascorbic acid.
  3. Free radicals are generated by photodissociation of nitrogen dioxide, a process that generates ozone and oxygen atoms.

Key Role

  1. The mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation (OxPhos) system plays a key role in energy production, the generation of free radicals, and apoptosis. (Web site)
  2. Zn improves the immune system, shields against harmful free radicals, reduces cold symptoms and plays a key role in the body's metabolism. (Web site)

Toxic

  1. Tumor cells that grow aggressively produce large amounts of toxic free radicals.
  2. A deficiency of hepatic GSH and increased toxic free radicals may contribute to the progression of liver disease. (Web site)
  3. One such drug, cyclosporine A, while a very effective immunosuppressant, also markedly elevates the production of free radicals highly toxic to the kidneys. (Web site)

Addition

  1. If we had free radicals, however, they would certainly be able to pick apart the double bond, and this is one mechanism for the addition reaction. (Web site)
  2. In addition, they demonstrated that the levels of free radicals corresponded directly with hepatitis activity. (Web site)
  3. In addition, the cholesterol circulating through your arteries can be oxidized by free radicals.

Rearrangements

  1. Here we review how free radicals induce DNA sequence changes in the form of mutations, deletions, gene amplification and rearrangements.
  2. He was interested in physical organic chemistry (rearrangements, free radicals) and organic synthesis.

Rooibos Tea

  1. The antioxidants in rooibos tea can neutralize these free radicals before doing any damage.

Deleterious Effect

  1. Their deleterious effect may be enhanced by the release of free radicals. (Web site)

Source

  1. The environment is also a source of free radicals caused by ultraviolet radiation or airborne pollutants, such as cigarette smoke. (Web site)
  2. Electron transfer to molecular oxygen at the matrix side, largely at iron-sulfur cluster N2 of complex I [ 152], is a major source of free radicals.
  3. The active component of the gel is hydrogen peroxide, source of free radicals. (Web site)

Quench

  1. By reacting with free radicals that are generated at high temperature and stresses, they quench the degradation chain and preserve lubricant integrity.
  2. In addition to singlet oxygen, carotenoids are also thought to quench other oxygen free radicals. (Web site)

Mitochondria

  1. These nutrients neutralize the free radicals generated during energy production in the mitochondria.
  2. Raha S, Robinson BH: Mitochondria, oxygen free radicals, disease and ageing.
  3. When the gradient becomes too large, it triggers the mitochondria to use oxygen to generate free radicals. (Web site)

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  3. Oxidative Stress
  4. Polyphenols
  5. Humans > Medicine > Anatomy > Body

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