Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2010.02.071
Title: Antioxidants: Molecules, medicines, and myths
Authors: Gutteridge, J.M.C.
Halliwell, B. 
Keywords: Antioxidant
Free radical
Micronutrients
Supplements
Vitamin E
Issue Date: 2010
Source: Gutteridge, J.M.C.,Halliwell, B. (2010). Antioxidants: Molecules, medicines, and myths. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 393 (4) : 561-564. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2010.02.071
Abstract: There is an industry-driven public obsession with antioxidants, which are equated to safe, health-giving molecules to be swallowed as mega-dose supplements or in fortified foods. Sometimes they are good for you, but sometimes they may not be, and pro-oxidants can be better for you in some circumstances. This article re-examines and challenges some basic assumptions in the nutritional antioxidant field. © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/28710
ISSN: 0006291X
10902104
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2010.02.071
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