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antioxidants
A molecule that inhibits the oxidation (combining with oxygen) or inhibits reactions promoted by peroxides of other molecules, particularly oxidative stress. Any of many chemicals that reduce or prevent oxidation, especially within tissues. Vitamin C is a common antioxidant. Antioxidants also hav   (more info - antioxidants)

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Ferric ion reducing antioxidant power (frap)
An antioxidant capacity measurement. The FRAP assay is often used to measure the antioxidant capacity of foods, beverages and nutritional supplements containing polyphenols.

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