Oxidative stress: Physiological stress on the body that is caused by the cumulative damage from free radicals inadequately neutralized by antioxidants. It is considered to be associated with ageing.
The Seven Countries Study
The Seven Countries Study (SCS for short) is the first major study to investigate diet and lifestyle along with other risk factors for cardiovascular disease, across contrasting countries and cultures and over an extended period of time. Read more about this study.