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Within each of us, waiting in the wings, is an inner radiance and sparkle which only a sense of physical and mental wellness can release. We all know this glow and we are well aware that it brings more beauty to a person’s being than any fabulous haircut, or new mascara. But how do we uncork our internal glitter so that we too can shine with health no matter what our age? The answer lies in the mighty, yet humble grape, and the powerful antioxidants which this succulent fruit provides.
The whisper of antioxidants and their anti-aging properties have been heard for a number of years now, but many of us have not known of their extensive health benefits or their ability to take our bodies to the next level of holistic wellness. Furthermore, those who are aware of the healing power they possess have often been unable to describe the reasons that explain their therapeutic effects.
Merck consumer healthcare product manager, Rina McKellar says, “The secret of antioxidants lies in their ability to destroy free radicals which are the scavengers of the body’s cells. This is because when stable molecules containing a pair of electrons have their bonds broken by a chemical reaction, free radicals are produced and they are known to be unstable, short-lived and highly reactive.” Apparently the free radicals then combine with unpaired electrons to form new radicals, and a chain is formed. These oxidised free radicals are believed to cause serious harm to our anatomies with DNA and cellular membranes falling victim to their attack. These destroyers of cells can be compared to the toxic exhaust fumes that are released by an engine and are probably the single greatest cause of ill health and aging.
McKellar goes on to say that, “Excessive free radical formation can be caused by many different factors including the consumption of food high in fat and oil, as well as exposure to environmental pollutants such as tobacco smoke, radiation (whether from the sun or medical x-rays), toxins, chemicals and medicines. Free radical damage can be irreversible and it is linked to most chronic conditions including heart disease, cancer, asthma, diabetes, arthritis, as well as illnesses affecting the brain such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. And this is not to mention the hand played by free radicals in the aging of our bodies.”
It is said that antioxidants are our personal body guards against the attack of scavenging free radicals. This is because they are molecules that defend against cellular damage by ending the chain reaction of free radicals before harm is caused to vital particles within the body. “Not only do antioxidants destroy these dreaded free radicals but they also play a fundamental role in detoxifying the body and preventing disease”, says McKellar.
The health benefits of antioxidants are indeed immense and include: the protection of the brain and spinal nerves against free radical damage; the support of the immune system; the slowing of aging; the stimulation of brain cells; the prevention of joint related ailments; the reduction of the risk of heart disease; the strengthening of fragile or weak capillaries; the increase of circulation to the extremities, as well as to the eyes; the strengthening and repair of connective tissue including that of the cardiovascular system; the moderation of allergic and inflammatory responses by reducing histamine production. Furthermore, antioxidants have been found to be beneficial for conditions such as diabetes, varicose veins and some cases of impotence. Numbness, cramps, as well as tingling in the arms and legs can also be eased by the power of antioxidants.
Adds McKellar, “Antioxidants are created by the body but these levels of antioxidants are certainly not enough to fight-off the ravages of free radicals. These mighty molecules can also be acquired by eating particular food products such as fruit and vegetables. Notwithstanding this, a supplement is required to ensure that the effects of the body’s internal “exhaust fumes” are combated.”
Bioxidin™ is a balanced formulation of multiple antioxidants, is scientifically proven and is made with the patented Grapecydin™. This grape seed extract is a potent antioxidant containing oligomeric proanthocyanidins which are absorbed rapidly by the body and are known to be 50-times stronger than vitamin E and 20-times more powerful than vitamin C in antioxidant activity. Effective keys indeed to unlocking your inner sparkle.
Known as the most powerful antioxidant on the market, Bioxidin™ is said to take effective action against free radicals within the body. With adults only needing to take one capsule per day, the supplement ensures that letting your inner glow shine is simple, quick and exceptionally convenient. Furthermore, Bioxidin™ is available over-the-counter, at pharmacies nationwide, for between R60 and R80.
And so it is clear that the constant attack of free radicals on your body is preventing your personal radiance from shining through. It would certainly seem that enlisting the help of antioxidants, and indeed the power of grapes, is the most effective key to releasing the sparkle that resides within.