This Antioxidant-Rich Dillenia Species Can Be Used to Treat Oxidative Stress-Related Diseases

(Evangelyn Rodriguez) Oxidative stress is a common term used to describe an imbalance between the production of free radicals — unstable molecules associated with cell damage and premature aging — and the body’s ability to neutralize them through antioxidants. The damage to biomolecules (e.g., lipids, protein and DNA) caused by oxidative stress has been linked to the development of many chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative diseases.

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