Most folks know what a 'sugar-boost' is, and are far too familiar with the 'sugar-crash' afterward. In todays world, many of us live in an environment of deadlines and fulfillment of commitments. We live in a world of 'drive there', 'do this', 'do that', 'make sure this get's done before Friday'. Deadlines and commitments. More Deadlines and Commitments.
Antioxidants fight free radicals, harmful compounds in the body that damage cell membranes and DNA. Free radicals occur naturally in the body, but environmental toxins (including ultraviolet light, radiation, cigarette smoking, and air pollution) can increase the number of these damaging particles. Free radicals are believed to play a role in aging as well as the development of a number of health problems, including heart disease and cancer.