We’ve all heard the benefits of foods that contain antioxidants. No matter where you look magazines, television, radio programs, and the internet there are people praising the benefits of foods with antioxidants. And you know what? They’re all right.
But you may be asking, “what are antioxidants?” By definition, antioxidants like vitamins A and C are substances that can help prevent the effects of free radical damage in the body. In other words antioxidants can neutralize the process of oxidation and cellular damage that contributes to aging and disease.
There are foods out there that are extremely high in antioxidants and eating them on a regular basis can reverse the signs of aging and help prevent – and in some cases even reverse – disease processes such as cancer and heart disease, as well as reduce blood pressure.
Here are my favorite antioxidant foods out there. I eat them all the time and if you want to stay healthy and youthful you should start incorporating them into your diet too!