The potential health benefits of natural antioxidants, while interesting, seem to escape our basic understanding of biological oxidation processes. Oxidation balances both very beneficial, even crucial, outcomes with decidedly negative impacts. This suggests that moderation in the use of some antioxidants may be advisable.Yet let us not forget that a large measure of the biological oxidation that occurs in the body is essential for extracting energy from food and is highly adaptive, depending on…

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