Health & Fitness
Fruits and Vegetables......
Today market is flooded with number of antioxidant supplements.
Antioxidants inhibit the oxidation of molecules. Antioxidant
rich food and vegetables are helpful in inhibiting free radicals
that otherwise can cause cellular damage and number of ailments
like blood pressure, heart diseases etc. but fret not! Check out
the list of antioxidants rich fruits and vegetables written
below and include them in your diet to lead a healthy and hearty
Strawberries, raspberries and blackberries are rich in ellagic
acid which fights against carcinogens along with
proanthocyanidins which helps in combating heart related
ailments and cancer in a big way.
Fruits such as pineapple, red grapes, pomegranate, kiwi, plums,
grapefruit and pineapple are loaded with antioxidants. Dry
fruits like apricots, prunes, dates are some of the best example
of antioxidants foods.
Apart from fruits, vegetables like cabbage, Brussels sprouts and
cruciferous vegetables are loaded with antioxidants. These
vegetables are rich in indole-3-carbinol which leads to estrogen
breakdown and helpful in preventing ovary cancer and breast
cancer. The presence of beta carotene also helps in combating
cancer and other type of ailments that affects body.
Parsley, kale, red beet and lemon are loaded with antioxidants.
Spinach is also another antioxidant rich food item which is rich
in lutein and helpful in prevention of cataracts and muscular
degeneration. Vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes and other
yellow, orange vegetables are rich in beta carotene and helpful
in protecting body against breast, bladder and stomach cancer.
Nuts like peanuts, walnuts and pecans are too rich in
antioxidants. Some names of powerful antioxidants food items are
sunflower seed, oregano, cinnamon, green tea and soy products
which protects body from various types of ailments. Cereal and
wholegrain like oats, barley and corn are loaded with
antioxidants, photochemical and vitamin E which boosts
tremendous immunity in body.