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9: Antioxidant Micronutrients

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  • [ "article:topic-guide", "Antioxidants", "authorname:blindshield" ]

    This chapter will describe what antioxidants are and then discuss the three major antioxidant micronutrients: vitamin E, vitamin C and selenium.

    Thumbnail: Citrus fruits were one of the first sources of vitamin C available to ships' surgeons. Image used with permission (Public Domain; Agricultural Research Service).