Antioxidants and Free Radicals

What is the connection between antioxidants and free radicals? First, let’s define free radical. Free radicals are molecules that have lost an electron. These molecules are very unstable and are capable of destroying enzymes, protein molecules, a strand of DNA or entire cells. They can be thought of as invaders that attack the body. TheyContinue reading “Antioxidants and Free Radicals”

100,000 Athletes Drop Dead

Did You Know 100,000 Athletes Between the Ages of 13 and 30 Drop Dead During or After Exercise Each Year? Post 2 30% to 35% of these deaths were do to ruptured aneurysm  60% of these deaths are do to cardiomyopathies More Interesting Facts: Reggie Lewis 27 collapsed at playoff with Boston Celtics and diagnosedContinue reading “100,000 Athletes Drop Dead”

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