Russian #Scientists have claimed that soon they would develop a range of antioxidants that would cure aging. So far, people have been using pricey anti-aging creams. It is now time that we think out of the box, and get rid of those low-quality creams. For this, Nikolay Kropachev of Leningrad State University has collaborated with Swedish scientists to come up with antioxidants that could cure aging and other skin problems.

The name of this artificial antioxidant is SkQ1. It would naturally slow down aging in mitochondria — a cell organelle that exists outside the nucleus, and provides support and cellular energy to the inner organelles.

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To analyze the significance of SkQ1, scientists have conducted experiments on mice. The experiments would be carried out for about 100 days.

Would the antioxidants available at local stores?

So far it is unclear whether these antioxidants would be available at local stores or not. In the United States, similar antioxidants are present but these aren't very effective. Nikolay has claimed that he would launch two antioxidants: SkQ1 and Visomitin. Currently, some clinical trials are being carried out. Once proven successful, scientists would get an approval by the Food and Drug Administration.

"We would make all antioxidants available to patients of all skin problems depending on the circumstances,” Nikolay Kropachev said.

Effects of antioxidant supplementation on the aging process

For years, scientists are busy in explaining the aging process.

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Kropachev has claimed that the #Free Radicals present in the skin cause aging. If these free radicals do not grow properly and are damaged, you would suffer from the rough and dry skin. Also, the environmental factors play a vital role in skin’s beauty and complexion. You should take care of your skin on a daily basis. It is very important that we consume healthy foods.

Though these antioxidants would be great to prevent aging, but still, we should pay attention to what we eat, where we live. Also, we should stay away from anxiety, stress, and depression.