Chinese scientists have named the main danger of the use of medicines and food supplements containing antioxidants. Proper research is published in the journal Redox Biology, briefly about it informs edition of South China Morning Post.
According to doctors, drugs with antioxidants is not recommended to drink at a young age, because it can lead to premature aging, caused by violation of the mechanism of cellular response to stress.
"As more and more white collar between twenty years of a tablet containing antioxidants such as vitamin C and polyphenols. They have to stop, "- says Professor Chen Chang (Chen Chang) from the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
By its conclusion, scientists have come in the course of experiments on worms, as well as human cells. The authors note that abuse is unacceptable and anti-oxidants in the elderly.