HELP - Oxidizer vs Antioxidant RE: Ascorbic Acid
I would like to better understand the affects of Ascorbic Acid in bread dough. But what I read is confusing.
But further research states this. “Vitamin C (ascorbic acid (AA)) is very popular for its antioxidant properties.” Here is the article. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304416501002355
Confusion - Oxidation and Antioxidant seem to be opposites.
DefinitionsDefinition of oxidize
- Definition of antioxidant
: a substance (such as beta-carotene or vitamin C) that inhibits oxidation or reactions promoted by oxygen, peroxides, or free radicals