When you eat anything that is considered a high glycemic food (will rapidly increase blood sugar), insulin is secreted by the beta cells of the pancreas immediately to control this spike in blood sugar.
The use of an antioxidant may or may not have some effect. That is assuming that the antioxidant is still an antioxidant.
I have been asked so many times, “How does a cosmetic hydrate the skin”? I will tell you what I know from both a scientific and common sense perspective.
A few years ago we did a study on a group of chickens, which consisted of a chicken feed, basic supplementation regiment (control group) with an additional altered carbohydrate added (experimental group). I also had some women and myself partake in this experiment.
Oxidative stress is basically the imbalance between the body’s systemic manifestation of a reactive oxygen species and the same body’s biological system’s ability to readily detoxify or neutralize the reactive intermediates to minimize biological damage or to inability to effectively repair the subsequent damage caused by these free radicals.