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Antioxidants - Do We Really Need Them?

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Antioxidants - Do We Really Need Them?

“Antioxidants are substances that can prevent or slow damage to cells caused by free radicals, unstable molecules that the body produces as a reaction to environmental and other pressures.” -- Medical News Today

Free radicals are waste substances produced by our cells as the body processes food and reacts to the environment. Oxidative stress is the result of the body’s inability to process or remove free radicals properly, which consequently harms our cells and body function.

Here are some reasons that escalate the production of free radicals in the body:

  • Inflammation
  • Pollution
  • UV exposure
  • Cigarette smoke

Many health issues and chronic diseases have been linked to oxidative stress -- cancer, heart disease, stroke, inflammatory conditions, immune deficiency, respiratory diseases and arthritis.

Antioxidants are important to fight off free radical damage in our bodies.

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Things You Should Know About Infection Prevention: Disinfectant Wipes

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Things You Should Know About Infection Prevention: Disinfectant Wipes

As we battle the Covid-19 pandemic, here are some things you need to know about infection prevention.

Find out about how to use disinfectant wipes and the do's and don'ts!

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Things You Should Know About Infection Prevention: Hand Sanitizers

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Things You Should Know About Infection Prevention: Hand Sanitizers

As we battle the Covid-19 pandemic, here are some things you need to know about infection prevention.

Find out about how hand sanitizers kill germs and learn the correct way to handrub when you're using a hand sanitizer (because it actually makes a difference)!

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How To Check If A Pulse Oximeter Is Working Properly?

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How To Check If A Pulse Oximeter Is Working Properly?

Pulse oximeters are quick, inexpensive and needle-free - making them a great tool to measure the amount of oxygen in your blood. It helps to gauge whether your heart and lungs are functioning properly to supply enough oxygen to your body.

Learn about what affects the accuracy of your pulse oximeter and how to check if it is working properly.

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Things You Should Know About Infection Prevention: Face Masks

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Things You Should Know About Infection Prevention: Face Masks

As we battle the Covid-19 pandemic, here are some things you need to know about infection prevention. Find out if the face mask you're using is actually effective and the things to consider when choosing a face mask. Also get the latest tips about how to wear a face mask for maximum protection. Like and Follow us: Facebook Instagram Subscribe to our YouTube channel: YouTube

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