May 13, 2009
my aunt is obsessed with antioxidants
she keeps calling me and telling me to eat this or that
She recently emailed me a list of top 10 antioxidants
thought id share it with you
Blueberries, raspberries and blackberries are rich in proanthocyanidins, antioxidants that can help prevent cancer and heart disease. Strawberries, raspberries and blackberries contain ellagic acid, a plant compound that combats carcinogens
cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts, can help prevent cancer and ward off heart disease.
they can ward off certain kinds of cancer, prevent macular degeneration and cataracts, and help maintain mental function as we age, also helps boost immune function.
These potent antioxidants boost heart health by acting as free-radical scavengers, reducing platelet aggregation and helping blood vessels remain open and flexible. It can also protect against cancer and reduce the risk of inflammatory diseases, gastric ulcers, stroke and even osteoporosis.
its packed with antioxidants that can help fend off cancer, heart disease and the effects of aging.
Studies have shown that people who eat spinach are less likely to develop cataracts and macular degeneration, the two most common causes of vision loss
Tea has been shown to significantly reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke and other diseases. It was originally thought that green tea had more antioxidants than black tea, but recent studies suggest that they are equally beneficial.
provides protection against: cancer, especially lung, bladder, breast, esophageal and stomach cancers; heart disease, and the progression of arthritis by as much as 70 percent.
Also beets, sweet potatoes and other yellow-orange vegetables
can help prevent cancer, lower cholesterol, ward off osteoporosis and lessen the effects of menopause
can boost immunity, slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, treat and possibly prevent arthritis, prevent sunburn and treat male infertility. Also help protect against breast, colon and liver cancers.