Antioxidant

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An antioxidant is a compound which prevents oxidation of another compound by donating electrons to an oxidising species such as a free radical [1].

References

  1. Arnarson L, Antioxidants Explained in Human Terms. Healthline [Internet] 15th June 2017. Accessed 19th October 2017. Avaliable at https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/antioxidants-explained#section1
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