Antioxidant capacity is an overall ability of organisms or food to catch free radicals and prevent their harmful effect
e-BQC is based in a REDOX potential measure, its value is expressed in microCoulombs and it is the charge referred to the intensity (antioxidant capacity in this case) per period. e-BQC can differentiate between fast and slow acting antioxidant (for example ascorbic acid versus polyphenols) in different sample types such as food and beverages or plasma. This two values of charge are:
- Q1 (fast antioxidants) : Refers to the antioxidant capacity of the compounds with the highest rate of free radical scavenging.
- Q2 (slow antioxidant): Refers to the antioxidant capacity of the compounds with a lower rate of free radical scavenging.
e-BQC lab is an accurate, small, quick, portable and easy-to-use device designed for the measurement of the antioxidant capacity of any type of liquid sample in less than a minute.
e-BQC health is a portable device, patent pending, designed to measure, in a direct way, the antioxidant capacity of capillary blood. The result is obtained in less than a minute and with only one drop of sample.
e-BQC health can differentiate between fast and slow acting antioxidants present in blood, such as endogen antioxidants that the organism synthetizes to reduce oxidative stress and exogen antioxidants taken from food, beverages or supplements.