Antioxidants: A Balancing Act with Free Radicals

Identifies what free radicals and antioxidants are, their functions, and how they interact. Reviews the current views on biochemistry and clinical features of vitamin E and vitamin C, as well as other commonly consumed antioxidants. Discusses the most practical strategies for managing deficiencies and toxicities of antioxidant vitamins. Discusses the current scientific debate over the role of antioxidants in a variety of conditions, including age-related macular degeneration.
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Hour 1:

  1.    Free Radicals
  2.    Sources for Free Radicals
  3.    Can Free Radicals be Measured

 

Hour 2:

  1.    Oxidative Stress
  2.    Iron and the Oxidative Balance
  3.    Antioxidants
  4.    Vitamin C
  5.    Vitamin E

 

Hour 3:

  1.    Carotenoids
  2.    Other Antioxidants
  3.    Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  4.    Looking Ahead

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify what free radicals and antioxidants are, their functions, and how they interact.
  2. Review the current views on biochemistry and clinical features of vitamin E and vitamin C, as well as other commonly consumed antioxidants.
  3. Discuss the most practical strategies for managing deficiencies and toxicities of antioxidant vitamins.
  4. Discuss the current scientific debate over the role of antioxidants in a variety of conditions, including age-related macular degeneration.
Instructor N. Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 39
More Information About This Course: Antioxidants accreditation

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