UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2011

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    Regular intake of fresh fruits and vegetables is recommended in the diet since they are a good source of antioxidants. How do antioxidants help a person maintain health and promote longevity?

    A)  They activate the enzymes necessary for vitamin synthesis in the body and help prevent vitamin deficiency

    B)  They prevent excessive oxidation of carbohydrates, fats and proteins in the body and help avoid unnecessary wastage of energy

    C)  They neutralise the free radicals produced in the body during metabolism

    D)  They active certain genes in the cells of the body and help delay the ageing process

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Exp. [c] Free radicals must be neutralised as they are likely disturb hormonal and enzyme balance related to body metabolism.

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