Want to increase your intake of antioxidants? These fifteen foods can help you do so. Add them to your grocery list!
Antioxidants help counter oxidative stress, and may boost your immune system and decrease your risk of infection. The best source of antioxidant vitamins and minerals is a wholesome, varied diet that includes plenty of fresh (preferably organic) fruits, vegetables and nuts. The following list, originally published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, ranked the top food sources of antioxidants based on serving size. Add them to your grocery list!
- Artichokes (prepared)
- Ground cloves
- Grape juice
- Chocolate, baking, unsweetened
- Cranberry juice
- Sour cherries
- Red wine
Other antioxidant-rich choices include prunes, dark unsweetened chocolate, cooked red cabbage, orange juice, and spinach.