Free radicals, unstable molecules the body creates due to environmental and other pressures, can harm cells if antioxidants damage them. They are sometimes referred to as “free-radical scavengers.”Antioxidants may come from natural or artificial sources. Diets rich in plant-based antioxidants are considered to be beneficial. An antioxidant derived from plants is a phytonutrient or plant-based nutrient.
Additionally, the body produces Endogenous antioxidants