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STUDIO CITY (CBS/KCAL) — Antioxidants, supplements and natural compounds do a body good, right? Not according to a new book.

Gagik Melikyan, Professor of Chemistry at California State University Northridge, stopped by the KCAL 9 studios Thursday at noon to talk about how some seemingly beneficial substances can be harmful to your health. In his new book, Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Antioxidants, Foods, Supplements, and Cosmetics, he takes a hard look at products such as green tea, red wine and sunscreen, which are touted as essential for a long, healthy life, and convincingly demonstrates how they may, in fact, cut your life short.

You can learn more about Gagik Melikyan’s findings at the following:

Comments (5)
  1. Chris Rodriguez says:

    This guy was my teacher! MELIKYAN FOR LIFE!

  2. Hakop Khurdajian says:

    I got an A in his class!!!

  3. Steven Silverio says:

    Amazing professor. A smart man determined to build a healthier society

  4. Hakop Khurdajian says:

    Great man…I agree

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