438: Exploring the role of nutrition and antioxidants

Food Matters Live Podcast

Jun 12 2023 • 24 mins

As more of us look to improve our health and wellbeing, antioxidants have piqued the interest of some in the food and drinks industry.

There is plenty of evidence that antioxidants are vital in protecting our cells from harm, but how does that link to our diets?

How does what we eat correlate with the number and type of antioxidants in our bodies?

And what about supplements? What role can they play, if any, in this area?

Dr Christine Bösch, Associate Professor in Nutrition, University of Leeds