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Antioxidants are a nutrition topic that’s had staying power for decades as other nutrition trends come and go. But why?

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Try to get your antioxidants from the foods you eat, when possible.

Try to get your antioxidants from the foods you eat, when possible.

Antioxidants are a nutrition topic that’s had staying power for decades as other nutrition trends come and go. Why? Because although antioxidants can be overhyped at times, there is actual substance behind the hype.

Antioxidants neutralize free radicals — substances that occur naturally in the body but can damage cells and DNA.