EnjoyBeing (enjoybeing) wrote,

Seven foods with antioxidants

Antioxidants help prevent cancer and heart disease, as well as help ward off effects of aging, reducing wrinkles, muscle soreness, and fatigue.

Seven foods with helpful antioxidants:::

Brazil nuts (helps speed body's natural antioxidant production processes)

Peanut butter (vitamin E leads to fewer wrinkles and halt damage to skin that can lead to skin cancer)

Papaya (vitamin C protects blood vessels and reduces risk of heart disease and stroke)

Spinach (protects skin from sun damage, carotenoids reduce risk of macular degeneration)

Brussel sprouts (isothiocyanates reduce risk of some forms of cancer)

Dark chocolate (polyphenols help lessen chance of developing memory loss, also reduces growth of 2 types of bacteria that cause gum disease)

Chicken breast (coenzyme Q10 protects cells and may help prevent headaches and help lower blood pressure)

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