What Are Three Primary Antioxidants? (Video)

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Hi, my name is Stella Metsovas, and today we’re gonna be talking about primary antioxidants. Those antioxidants that are primary are vitamins A, C, and E. And what that means is your body relies on these antioxidants to keep going day after day after day. There’s also a class called secondary antioxidants, but those are really a class of phytonutrients. So to get vitamins A, C and E, you want to make sure that vitamin A comes from animal source and also plant source. The plant source of vitamin A is called beta carotene. Vitamin C is a wonderful addition to your diet because vitamin C helps pick up all those free radicals that are caused by just, again, day to day life. And vitamin E has been called the king of antioxidants, and make sure vitamin E comes from plant sources like nuts and seeds, great, great, great, great ways to get these primary antioxidants into your diet is through food.

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