“The intake of exogenous antioxidants is a nutritional tool that can contribute to the maintenance of physical fitness and sports performance”.


Oxidative stress is the result of an imbalance between the processes of synthesis of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and the processes of their elimination. The balance in favour of synthesis produces an excess of ROS that reacts with the molecular components of cells and fluids, both structural and functional, affecting their capabilities, function and cell cycle. 

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