Explore — Health
Whilst free radicals damage cells and DNA, antioxidants are the superheroes who come and straighten everything out. Good diet, slapping on sunscreen, getting enough sleep, exercise and having a healthy mindset: these are the things in our control when it comes to aging. But where does the damage associated with aging come from, and how can you slow it down? The Rust: free radicals and oxidative stress The damage to your cells and DNA that we associate with aging is from oxidative stress made by free radicals. These free radicals damage your body’s cells and DNA and are linked to aging and...