What is an Antioxidant?
Antioxidants are substances that help stop or slow the oxidation process caused by free radicals. Antioxidants work by providing an electron to a free radical, so that it becomes a stable oxygen molecule. Antioxidants come in many forms such as, enzymes, coenzymes, vitamins and sulfur compounds. Our bodies produce certain antioxidants on their own to fight off free radicals, but many of the essential antioxidants must come from food and supplements. Antioxidants have immediate as well as long term benefits in optimizing health.
A free radical is an atomic structure with an unpaired electron in its outermost shell. These unpaired electrons tend to be highly reactive, resulting in chemical reactions such as oxidation. Because they have one or more unpaired electrons, free radicals are highly unstable. They scavenge the body to grab or donate electrons, causing damage to cells, proteins and DNA. Free radicals are naturally occurring; however, air pollution, stress, smoking, heavy exercising and aging all contribute to the creation of harmful free radicals. Normally the body is able to protect itself from the damaging effects of free radicals, but if antioxidants are unavailable, or if free radical production becomes excessive, damage can occur.
Isotonic, which means "same pressure," bears the same chemical resemblance of the body's blood, plasma and tears. All fluids in the body have a certain concentration, referred to as osmotic pressure. The body's common osmotic pressure, which is isotonic, allows a consistent maintenance of body tissues. In order for a substance to be absorbed and used in the body?s metabolism, it must be transported in an isotonic state.
Isotonix® dietary supplements are delivered in an isotonic solution. This means that the body has less work to do to obtain maximum absorption. The isotonic state of the suspension allows nutrients to pass directly into the small intestine and be rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream. With Isotonix products, little nutritive value is lost, making the absorption of nutrients highly efficient while delivering maximum results.*
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OPC-3, Acai, Antioxidants, Pycnogenol, Pine Bark, Grape Seed, Resveratrol, Vitamin C, Calcium Plus, Vitamin B Complex, Multivitamin, Resveratrol, Maximum ORAC, Vitamin D, Glucosamine.
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