Antioxidants: Your body's very own James Bond
Eating well-balanced meals with plenty of antioxidants is key to keeping your skin healthy.
August 21st, 2012
06:59 AM ET

Antioxidants: Your body's very own James Bond

Editor's note:  Sarah Neumann has been a dermatology physician assistant since 2000 and has a Master's of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University.

They might not be dressed in tuxes or have a martini in hand, but they're your body's go-to defense in the fight against aging. They team up against disease and diffuse free radicals while combating the aging process.

Their name: Oxidants - antioxidants.

Just like James Bond, they work to save the world and beautiful women from bad guys. Only this time the beautiful woman is you and the free radicals (bad guys) are invading your body. They're working to keep you feeling healthy and looking young.


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