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Antioxidants – The Rich Sources

Diet & Health

Agamoni Das

Human body does not produce Anti-oxidants but requires Anti-oxidants for healthy living. From making you healthy from inside to a glowing skin, anti-oxidant has a lot to do in your body. And the most important thing is, it deals with the free radicals, which produces within the body and is harmful. So, keep a good amount of antioxidants in your meal, choose it wisely –

GREEN TEA

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Green tea is mostly known for its anti-oxidental properties. Specially removes the free radicals and helps in detoxification.

WALNUTS

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Walnuts are always heart healthy along with good amount of antioxidants.

RAISINS

Raisins are good source of anthocyanin, an antioxidant that keeps you energetic. You can take raisins as snacks, or add it to your dishes.

DARK CHOCOLATE

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Dark chocolates contain a high amount of anti-oxidants. Most importantly dark chocolates have amazing benefits for a healthy heart. Also provide you good cholesterol.

SPINACH

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Spinach is one of the most nutritious vegetables. It is amazingly rich in vitamins and minerals. Spinach contains the antioxidant lutein that protects eyesight form UV rays.

RED CABBAGE OR PURPLE CABBAGE

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Red cabbage contains anthocyanin, an antioxidant which is responsible for its colour. Anthocyanin protects you from heart diseases, can prevent the cancer risks as well. Red cabbages are also good source of vitamin-A, C &K. 

BROCCOLI

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Broccoli is one of the best vegetable sources of antioxidants. It contains the antioxidants that can keep the risks of cancer away.

BERRIES

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Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries these all are rich in antioxidants and definitely have great anti-oxidental properties. They reduce the free radicals, bad cholesterol. Even raspberries are known for reducing the cancer risks.

GRAPES

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Red, blue, purple all the dark coloured grapes are rich in antioxidants. And also a good treat to your heart.

ARTICHOKES

       

Artichokes not only provide you antioxidants, but a also a good amount of minerals and fibres.

TOMATOES

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Again the bright red colour of tomatoes is due to the antioxidants. Raw tomatoes are actually a rich source of antioxidant.

KALE

Kale is of those vegetables that has a lot of benefits. Kales are rich in vitamin-A,C &K. Also it provides you calcium. And definitely the best part is anti-oxidants.

KIDNEY BEANS

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Beans are essentially high in fibre that keeps your calorie intake under control. I addition fibre controls the bowel movement. So, definitely a good choice of antioxidants.

BEET

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Beet contains the antioxidant betalains that provides it the red colour. Coming to the benefits betalains are used for making capsules that ease arthritis.   

BARLEY

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Soaked or sprouted barley has anti-oxidental properties. Moreover barley has always been beneficial.