Sunday, November 20, 2011

Boost the Immune System Through Antioxidants

Our immune system is an intricate system of defenses that distinguishes between foreign substances within the body from healthy cells, when properly functioning. However a weakened immune system can be overpowered by pathogens, bacteria and viruses leaving the body vulnerable to disease, infection and illness. Additionally, our body is affected by free radicals, atoms with unpaired electrons that are highly reactive and cause damage to healthy cells. Free radicals are believed to be involved in degenerative diseases, the aging process and cancers especially when allowed to run free in the body. Free radicals can cause a breakdown in the body’s immune system leaving it susceptible to infection.Read more...

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