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Healing Foods For Your Health

Healing Foods for your Health

 The 10 Best Antioxidant-Rich Foods To Add To Your Diet

When it comes to antioxidants, most of us know what they do for our health, as they help our body kill bacteria and fight free radicals that damage healthy cells and our DNA. Without antioxidants in our diet, we increase our susceptibility to cancer cells and premature aging. Although we’ve heard through the grapevine several fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of antioxidants, we’re often unsure of what they are and why they do our body good. To put our antioxidant worries to rest, let’s look at the 10 best antioxidant-rich foods ranked by Aashpazi.com.

The best way to consume antioxidant foods is to include them in our daily diet. These foods tend to be nutrient-dense and have other health benefits. A rule of thumb when it comes to antioxidants is to “eat the rainbow.” When you think antioxidants, think “ACE.” Vitamins A, C, and E are some of the best sources of antioxidants, Carissa Bealert, registered dietician nutritionist and certified personal trainer, told Medical Daily. “Berries in general are very high in antioxidants, but other foods you might not think of like kidney beans, red beans, artichokes, and the humble Russet potato are excellent sources too,” she said.

1. PRUNES

The deep taste and sticky, chewy texture of this dried fruit is high in antioxidants, as it is considered a cancer protector and a good source of vitamins. Prunes can effectively lower your cholesterol and boost your bone health. Eating a one-quarter cup serving of prunes, or four prunes, according to the United States Department of Agriculture, will provide you with 12 percent of the daily value for fiber, 32 percent of DV for vitamin K, and nine percent of the DV for potassium.

2. RASPBERRIES

These fruits are l

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