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Antioxidants protect against cell damage

6 Nov

Two powerful antioxidants that occur naturally in legumes and bran may protect against cellular damage caused by radiation, new research suggests.Inositol, found in rice, wheat, rye and soybean seeds¬†and IP6, found in wheat bran, whole grains and legumes, offered protection against the sun’s ultraviolet B radiation in tests on mice that had been genetically engineered to be predisposed to skin cancer.¬†

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