Antioxidants – time to reconsider the principles? Part 3

Antioxidants – time to reconsider the principles? Part 3

In this series, we break down all you need to know about antioxidants, with Part 2 last week looking at where the antioxidant story began.  This week, in Part 3, Cell-Logic’s Senior Scientist Dr Christine Houghton explores the new ‘Nutrigenomics’ era and the changing trends in nutritional medicine. Enter the ‘Nutrigenomics’ era We now understand […]

Antioxidants — time to reconsider the principles? Part 2

Antioxidants — time to reconsider the principles? Part 2

In this series, we break down all you need to know about antioxidants, with Part 1 last week covering their basic features. In Part 2 this week, we look at where the antioxidant story began. Where the Antioxidant Story Began In the 1950’s following research into the effects of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, Dr Denham […]

Antioxidants — time to reconsider the principles? Part 1

Antioxidants — time to reconsider the principles? Part 1

For around six decades, we have indulged in a passionate love affair with ‘antioxidants’.  It seems we just can’t get enough of these seemingly miraculous compounds that are claimed to prevent disease, prolong our lives and keep us young.  Although that love affair has been souring for more than 20 years in scientific circles, the […]