Antioxidants

Everyone knows that a high content of vegetables and fruits in the diet, as well as other nutritious plant products, can limit oxidative stress and many diseases associated with it. This is due, among other things from the content of antioxidants that fight free radicals and protect our tissues from damage. Although fruits and vegetables are indeed the richest sources of antioxidants in our diet,…

The influence of free radicals on the athlete’s body

What exactly are these free radicals?  Well, we call so free, unpaired oxygen electrons that arise in the body as a result of metabolic changes. Their presence is related to defense mechanisms, but the excess is definitely harmful. Free radicals are endowed with a negative charge and strive to connect with a positive molecule, and the course of this molecular linking reaction is called oxidation.…