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Posted by: Sue | 2004/01/27

Anti Oxidant

Please would you clarify something for me.

If a free radical is missing an electron then surely the anti oxidant, by giving an electron to the free radical, does itself become a free radical.

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Hi Sue

No. The anti-oxidant mops up the free radical rendering it harmless. It is then mostly eliminated through the lungs in the form of CO2.

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Estie

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