Antioxidants are the panacea that has never quite panned out. Tell people a product has antioxidants and many are eager to lap it up, eager for the benefits to their immune system, complexion, mental health, heart, joints, and just about everything else. Unfortunately, many studies have shown antioxidants do not add health benefits nor do they play a key role in preventing cancer or heart disease.
If you ask nutrition experts about vitamins, they'll tell you all we need is what is typically already found in our diets. But if you ask the vitamin industry, you'll hear the exact opposite. Lucky for you we have the doctors on staff to tell you the truth.