Oxidative damage accumulates with age and is considered to be a major contributor to ageing and the development of degenerative diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and immune system decline. Antioxidants help defend the body against free radical attack. Many diseases have been associated with low antioxidant levels.
Free Radicals are extremely harmful chemicals which can be produced within the body. They result from environmental pollution, smoking, radiation exposure, poor food choices, and emotional, mental or physical stress as examples. A healthy diet and lifestyle is our best defence against free radicals. A high intake of fruits and vegetables and a good quality Antioxidant supplements may help to neutralise free radicals. Antioxidants work by scavenging these potentially hazardous radicals, thus preventing structural damage to cells. High intakes of certain antioxidants have been associated with a reduced risk of certain diseases.
So if you ever wonder if you are effectively minimizing free radicals stress, a free radical stress Check-up is the way to find out. An immediate result from this test allows you to modify your diet and lifestyle without guesswork. You will soon know when you have reached the desirable level of free radical control with in your body. Call me on 0404 505 235 to arrange an appointment to discuss your health problems and formulate a personalised treatment plan.