When the balance of oxidants outweighs the balance of antioxidants
What it does
Oxidative stress causes inflammation in conditions such as chronic fatigue, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, stroke, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, psoriasis, alopecia, Crohn’s and fibromyalgia. It also accelerates ageing.
Signs and Symptoms
Oxidative stress is hard to directly measure as it affects the entire body in many different ways
Some people may experience
Tiredness, fatigue, accelerated ageing, poor immune function, continual recurring infections (colds or flu), poor memory, brain fog, muscle and joint pain, wrinkles, headaches and slow recovery times.
Your body's defence against oxidants and oxidative stress
What is an antioxidant?
Antioxidants are molecules that remove oxidants from our body and keep us healthy and in balance. There are two main types of antioxidants: (i) Those from food we eat (vitamins, phytochemicals, polyphenols etc) and (ii) natural enzymes that our body makes
Good food and a healthy, active lifestyle are essential in helping maintain balance and well-being. To help guide you through the ideal choices for your health download our lifestyle guide and maca recipe cards.
Our Seleno Health Lifestyle Guide aims to compliment your supplements and give you ideas as to ways you can best enhance your health in the future. It contains a Daily Planner, a list of foods to eat more of and foods to eat less of, a shopping list that you can take to the supermarket, our top 10 steps to better health and an exercise guide.