Dr. Packer Quotes

"Scientists now believe that free radicals are causal factors in nearly every known disease, from heart disease to arthritis to cancer to cataracts. In fact, radicals are a major culprit in the aging process itself." - p. 8

"There is overwhelming scientific evidence demonstrating that those of us who eat a diet rich in antioxidants and take antioxidant supplements will live longer, healthier lives." - p. 8

"It is virtually impossible to get the optimal amount of antioxidants through food alone." - p. 13

"Although there are literally hundreds of antioxidants, only five appear to be network antioxidants: Vitamins C and E, glutathione, lipoic acid and Coenzyme Q10." - p. 9

"What makes network antioxidants so special is that they can recycle, or regenerate, one another after they have quenched a free radical." - p. 17

"The number of oxidative hits daily to DNA per human cell is about 10,000. Now multiply that by the trillions of cells in the body." - p. 18

"Lipoic acid is the most versatile and powerful antioxidant in the entire antioxidant defense network." - p. 19