An article on the benefits of antioxidants for gut health

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Free radicals are unstable molecules that can cause harm in your body if their levels become too high. Antioxidants are molecules that fight free radicals. When free radicals outnumber antioxidants, it can lead to a state called oxidative stress. Prolonged oxidative stress can damage your DNA and other important molecules in your body. Damage to DNA can increase risk of diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Damaged DNA also plays a role in aging.



There are a few ways that free radicals can be produced. They are produced from normal metabolic processes like breaking down nutrients and turning the food into energy. Free radicals can also be formed by chronic stress and prolonged exercise. Free radicals are not only generated internally in our body, they are also produced from exposure to different environmental factors and exposure to carcinogens (cancer causing substances). Inhaling these toxic chemicals in the environment has become unavoidable in modern civilization.


Environmental and Lifestyle factors that cause oxidative damage



Plants! They are packed with phytochemicals (plant chemicals) that work to inhibit the formation of free radicals and may reduce chances of DNA mutation. Since the GEO capsule is made from decomposed plant matter, it is packed with antioxidants!

Two capsules of GEO has the approx. antioxidant equivalence to an 18,800 mg serving of blueberries or 17,300 mg serving of pomegranate.

The fullerene structure of the fulvic molecule makes fulvic acid extremely stable. This makes the fulvic molecule what is called a “selective antioxidant” meaning that it can attack the most dangerous free radicals.

Antioxidants are also naturally produced in your body. However, due to the ever-increasing environmental risks of free radical exposure, it’s important to get as many through food as you can. It’s also beneficial to make an effort to reduce free radical exposure. A few easy ways to do this is by avoiding smoking, avoiding processed foods, reducing UV damage, and using non-toxic personal care and cleaning products.


Want to be sure you're getting a large dose of antioxidants daily? Try GEO today and start experiencing the benefits of fighting free-radical damage!

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