Blueberries is an ‘Antioxidant’. All of us need antioxidants. All of us want antioxidants. All of us buy food with antioxidants; but do you know what is it?
Oxidation is a chemical process within your body whereby electrons are taken off a substance via chemical reaction. When your body goes under oxidative stress, such as when you’re sick or after a workout, the product from this oxidation is known as ‘free radical’.
When free radicals start to build up in your body because they’re not cleared, they start to damage cells which can lead to inhibited muscle growth, fat loss or even cause diseases. That’s where antioxidants like blueberries come to the rescue.
Antioxidants help prevent this oxidation from taking place, and thus prevents the build up of free radicals.