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a: Antioxidants ~
b: sponges

What: "Antioxidants are like sponges that absorb free radicals and keep them from spreading the oxidation and rancidity. Antioxidants have chemical structures that allow them to capture the free radical, making them less effective at affecting meat quality. Antioxidants come in many forms, from common ingredients in pork sausage like BHA and BHT, to herbs such as rosemary, or other ingredients like lactates or citric acid sourceslike lemon juice."

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Writer: Robert Maddock, Ph.D
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Date: Jan 17 2014 5:24 PM



a: Antioxidants ~
b: a mop-up crew

What:

"Antioxidants are like a mop-up crew, Clarke said. After the hydrogen atoms are pulled off, antioxidants stop the harmful chain reaction. Using another analogy, Clarke said, "Instead of taking an antioxidant to jump in front of a bullet, you place bullet-proof vests on the hydrogen atoms."


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Writer: Catherine Clarke
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Date: Jan 17 2014 5:27 PM



a: antioxidants ~
b: bunch of single folks

What:

"No really, antioxidants are like a bunch of single folks who think free radicals are super attractive. Antioxidants will give up a molecule to a free radical, which means the free radical doesn't have to steal one from another cell in your body."


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Writer: Kolchak
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Date: Jan 17 2014 5:29 PM


Oh My A Political Metaphor

a: Antioxidants ~
b: strict parents of the Sixties

What:

"Antioxidants are like the strict parents of the Sixties. They stop free radicals from forming which can stop the damage to your cells. "


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Writer: Dr. Karen Latimer
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Date: Jan 17 2014 5:33 PM



a: Antioxidants ~
b: selfless marine in the war movie

What:

"Antioxidants are like the selfless marine in the war movie who jumps on the grenade to save his buddies. They are the body's primary defense against oxidative stress."


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Writer: Peter G. Roy, DC, CFT
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Date: Jan 17 2014 5:34 PM



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