What we cover in this discussion:
– Definitions of oxidation/reduction. General chemistry terms
– Formation of lipid peroxides, roles of endogenous anti-oxidants
– Historical experiments with vitamin C giving and indication of how much we really need.
-G6PD deficiency, implications for vitamin C dosing and consumption of Fava beans
-Evolutionary loss of GULO gene for vitamin C synthesis (bad vs good?).
-Potentially beneficial role for uric acid as a antioxidant in the human body.
-Connections between uric acid and glutathione
-Evidence we can use cold stress/exercise as hormetics, no need for plant molecules for this.
-Where to find Bart/Paul
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