What is Superoxide Dismutase?
Superoxide Dismutase is an enzyme that’s naturally found in all living cells, and its function is to collect and remove free radicals from the body. Free radicals are reactive oxygen species that can damage DNA.
You can obtain superoxide dismutase from foods like cabbage, peas, broccoli, and spinach. However, it can also be obtained from supplements – these are usually labeled as SOD supplements.
This enzyme is commonly used in medicines to treat osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and skin and eye conditions.« Back to Glossary Index