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What's Your Antioxidant IQ?

Think you know antioxidants? Psh. Prove it!

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    Antioxidants are naturally occurring compounds that are found in our bodies and in certain foods. They help to neutralize free radicals, which can cause major health problems and diseases by attacking your body’s cells.

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    Gotcha! While foods like blueberries are certainly rich in antioxidants, there are some spices that have many more units of antioxidants relative to serving size. These include oregano, cloves, and cinnamon.

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    Many antioxidants can be found by the color of the foods in which they’re contained, such as the blue in blueberries, the orange in oranges, and the red in apples.

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    False! Setria® glutathione is an antioxidant that has the power to regenerate other antioxidant nutrients including vitamins C and E — both are essential vitamins for a healthy immune system.

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    When the body recovers from a night of rest, antioxidant levels can be depleted and are often at their lowest right as we wake in the morning.

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    Calm down! According to a yearlong study, antioxidant levels can drop within just two hours of a stressful event.

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    Not so radical: Free radicals are important to many bodily processes but can be very harmful in high concentrations.

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    True! Daily oral supplementation of Setria® glutathione has been proven to boost the body’s Natural Killer (NK) cells, which play a crucial role in keeping the body’s immune system strong.

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    The most well-known parts of food with antioxidant properties are Vitamin A, E, beta-carotene, selenium, and lycopene.

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    To boost glutathione levels by 500mg, you’d have to eat 105 apples, 45 oranges, 34 grapefruits or 17.5 watermelons. Who’s ready for an eating competition?

There’s no denying antioxidants can help you lead a healthier life. When combined with an antioxidant-rich diet, Setria® Glutathione can help boost your system and glutathione levels — one of the most important antioxidants there is!

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