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antioxidants

[an-tee-OX-uh-dunts or an-tie-OX-uh-dunts] compounds that hold back chemical reactions with oxygen (oxidation). Some vitamins, such as vitamins C and E and beta-carotene are antioxidants. Antioxidants that are found in foods might reduce the risk of some cancers. But taking certain antioxidants as supplements has been linked to higher cancer risk in some people.

Phytochemicals

... as antioxidants and may protect against some cancers and heart disease.
Quercetin, another flavonoid that appears to have antioxidant properties ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/phytochemicals

Antioxidant Supplements Fuel Lung Cancer in Mice

... Antioxidants are made by plants and are found in fruits, vegetables ... cancer
risk, some people speculate that taking antioxidant supplements can ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/antioxidant-supplements-fuel-lung-cancer-in-mice

Antioxidant Supplements Fuel Lung Cancer in Mice

... Antioxidants are made by plants and are found in fruits, vegetables ... cancer
risk, some people speculate that taking antioxidant supplements can ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/antioxidant-supplements-fuel-lung-cancer-in-mice

Vitamin E

... nutrient that serves as an antioxidant and is also used in cell signaling,
regulating gene expression and immune function. (Antioxidants block the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/vitamin-e

Orthomolecular Medicine

... men began the study with lower levels of antioxidants in their ... This finding
supports older information suggesting that antioxidant supplements taken ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/orthomolecular-medicine

Selenium

... Researchers have found that selenium activates an antioxidant enzyme in
the body. Antioxidants are compounds that block the action of free ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/selenium

Lipoic Acid

... C and E) and to regenerate antioxidants used up ... The antioxidant activity of
lipoic acid has been ... that a combination of anti-oxidants including lipoic ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/pharmacologicalandbiologicaltreatment/lipoic-acid

Selenium

... Researchers have found that selenium activates an antioxidant enzyme in
the body. Antioxidants are compounds that block the action of free ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/selenium?sitearea=eto

Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment: A ...

... recommend eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, which are good sources
of antioxidants. Taking large doses of antioxidant supplements or ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002903-pdf.pdf