According to WebMD superoxide dismutase is an enzyme that exists in cells of every type, which means it exists in humans, plants, animals, bacteria, basically any living thing has superoxide dismutase. WebMD explains that enzymes have the job of increasing the rate at which chemical processes occur. Although I am not a medical professional I would argue that any naturally occurring thing that you could use to help you improve your health should be used, and taken full advantage of. The fact that superoxide dismutase occurs naturally and exists in all cells means that people already eat and digest it on a daily basis the question is what steps do you need to take to increase the amount superoxide dismutase that you intake to receive the benefits from it? Superoxide dismutase works with the human body to improve its functioning.
How does it work?
According to WebMD superoxide dismutase processes problematic oxygen in cells, and because of this process harm can be prevented from occurring to body tissue. Superoxide dismutase is reported by WebMD to assist in the processing of zinc, copper, and manganese, and assists the body to get rid of free radicals. This means that superoxide dismutase can be used to treat many issues.
What is it used to treat?
According to WebMD superoxide dismutase can treat many issues like, wrinkles, pain, increasing life expectancy, interstitial cystitis, gout, cancer, lung issues, one’s ability to deal with radiation therapy, organ transplant acceptance, harm from heart attacks, and ulcers on the eyes.
How do is it taken?
According to WebMD superoxide dismutase can be taken in two ways it can be ingested via the mouth or it can be given as a shot. This means that the most potent form of superoxide dismutase can be given via a shot, but you can increase the amount of superoxide dismutase in your body by ingesting it to experience a lower level of the benefits, but with accumulation over time it may be helpful to you.
Where do I get it, and how much does it cost?
According to livestrong.com superoxide dismutase can be found in large amounts in foods like broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cantaloupe, wheat grass, and barley grass. A general search online will reveal that superoxide dismutase can be purchased as a vitamin or herbal supplement for as little as $7. Superoxide dismutase is readily available you can either search online and get a concentrated form of it or you can shop at your local supermarket and purchase foods high in it to receive the benefits with little adjustment to your budget. As a side note, I typically take cantaloupe and put it in my juicer to get an easy to digest form of superoxide dismutase to experience the benefits, which I use particularly when I am fasting.