Anonymous asked in HealthAlternative Medicine · 10 years ago

Do anti oxidants really help fight off cancers?

or is this more marketing BS?

5 Answers

  • 10 years ago
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    A diet high in antioxidant foods usually results in a diet high in fiber, nutrients, and other natural chemicals.

    It has been proven that a diet high in both soluble and insoluble foods transfer both natural and environmental toxins through the system quicker minimizing exposure to the body. Colon cancer as an example.

    A healthy diet assists the immune system fending off illness and infection. Consistent low immunity and illness can increase cancer odds. Lymphatic cancers.

    Many antioxidant foods usually help lower cholesterol and blood pressure as well.

    There is ongoing research that various chemicals in antioxidant foods attack cancer cells in their preliminary stages as well.

    Across the board a diet high in antioxidant foods does prevent many health issues and benefits others.

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  • 4 years ago

    you're complicated "oxidation" with ailment. Anti-oxidants are unlike anti-bodies. All anti-oxidants do is neutralize unfastened radicals. If there are ailments that are brought about by applying unfastened radicals, or a minimum of use them as a catalyst, then by applying reducing the variety of unfastened radicals on your physique, you shrink the possibilities of that ailment. that is not comparable to killing the ailment, it quite is what your physique's immune gadget's anti-bodies do. Anti-oxidants have not been shown to be useful against maximum cancers. we've as of yet to discover a treatment for many cancers. the main promising remedies we are engaged on as much as now contain forcing your physique to not create new blood vessles, which the main cancers cells trick your physique into doing so as that the main cancers gets feed.

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  • Nate
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    10 years ago

    It is a possibility, but the science has been inconclusive, with large scale clinical trials receiving mixed results. The antioxidant craze is hype.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Anti carcinogens do. Other then that... apparently not.

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  • 10 years ago

    to an extent, however too much have shown signs of causing.

    Source(s): this is america baby! everything useful has already been invented/discovered! now EVERYTHING is a crock of sht!
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