Antioxidantes

Os suplementos antioxidantes contêm um ou vários ingredientes com capacidade de neutralizar substâncias tóxicas para o organismo. O consumo de antioxidantes, seja em alimentos ou através de suplementos, ajuda o organismo a proteger-se dos danos celulares causados pela acumulação de moléculas nocivas, como os radicais livres. Assim sendo, retarda o envelhecimento, acelera a recuperação e diminui a dor muscular, ajudando ainda a prevenir vários problemas de saúde.

Alguns dos nutrientes antioxidantes mais comuns são: betacaroteno, vitamina C, vitamina E, zinco, magnésio, cobre, licopeno, selénio, coenzima Q-10, catequina e metionina.

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