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Oxygen is essential to our lives. When the body uses it, by products called free radicals result.

Free radicals cause damage to our cells. They are neutralized by antioxidants.

Although the body makes its own antioxidants, it can be overwhelmed by oxidative stress.

Plants can provide a number of powerful antioxidants. We can get help by eating plantsĀ  as well as by taking specialized supplements.

Surprisingly, it is the pigments which color these many plants that provide us with plant antioxidants. Eat Your Colors!