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Blood pressure by Dr Rob Hicks, Infinite Ideas

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24. Say hello to antioxidants

These little housekeepers spend their time mopping up the troublemakers inside us. Unlike mother’s little helpers, these will help keep your body in tip-top shape.

You’ve heard the saying, only two things are certain in life, death and taxes. Well, you can’t stop the taxman from calling, but you can delay death knocking on your door.

In order for your healthy working body to stay healthy and working, it needs to break down nutrients. This is how your body gets the energy it needs. As part of this process, which to be fair is invariably very efficient, by-products are formed. These are called free radicals and result from many chemical processes within and among cells. As in many things in life, and indeed in health, ...

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