Antioxidants are the chemicals in one’s body that work to prevent the damage that can be caused by free radicals. They are essentially used throughout your body to balance the interactions between these molecules within your body system. Free radicals have the potential to damage your health by damaging your other cells. Some of the diseases caused by cell damage include heart disease and diabetes. Some additional results of too many free radicals in your body include sunburns, Alzheimer’s Disease, and wrinkled skin.