Antioxidants are substances that counteract the harmful activity of molecules known as free radicals. Several laboratory analysis confirm their effectiveness. Free radicals are formed naturally in the body, frequently due to stress or to some environment toxins.
They are very reactive and can cause serious disorders to cells. Experimental data indicate a causative role of radicals in aging processes including damages that may lead to neurodegenerative, cardiovascular or cancer diseases.
A balanced and rich in antioxidants diet is the best way to a healthy and full of energy life. Probably not everyone knows that coffee beverage is a very rich source of beneficial antioxidants such as polyphenols and melanoidins.According to recent studies, the amount of antioxidants is much higher in coffee than in other popular drinks such as wine, green tea or fruit juice. The graph shows the comparison between the anti-radicals activity of coffee with other common beverages