Antioxidant Rich Foods

We all have heard and studied about eating antioxidant rich food since ages. As they help us to destroy cell-damaging free radicals and also prevent us from various hazardous heart, kidney and liver diseases. But are you guys aware of which are the main antioxidant rich food?

So Here Is A List Of 5 Antioxidant Rich Food You Should Consume Daily:

1. Eggs

Antioxidant Rich FoodsBesides being a high source of selenium, vitamin D, B6, and B12, eggs are also rich in antioxidants. They are powerful and thus they help us to protect our eyes from macular degeneration and cataracts through high levels of antioxidant lutein present in them. According to several pieces of research,  lutein in egg yolks is absorbed easily and more effectively by the body than many other food products. So, eating eggs on a daily basis may help you remove damaging oxidizing agents from the body.

2. Popcorn

antioxidant rich foodsPopcorns have a higher number of polyphenols present in them and so can act as a really great antioxidant food. They are also considered whole grain if air popped in a right way i.e without oil or butter.

So with the help of popcorn, you can easily say a goodbye to the unwanted radicals of the body.

3. Yogurt

yogurtWith power-boosting protein and bone-building calcium, yogurt is also considered as an essential element to promote antioxidant activities. Yogurt has rich amounts of Riboflavin which are not antioxidants but a water-soluble essential for antioxidant activity. A single bowl of yogurt contains almost 25 percent of your daily requirement of riboflavin. Thus, eating yogurt daily will create a good health.

4. Dried Beans

dried beansBeans come in various varieties from darker beans to white kidney beans and all of them are known for a horde of health benefits like lowering cholesterol levels, preventing heart diseases, fighting cancer etc. Recently few well-known researchers developed that beans have high amounts of phenolic and flavonoid antioxidants and also proved that these antioxidants are present more in darker beans. According to the research, the dark dried beans have three times more phytochemicals comparatively to other beans and these phytochemicals help to remove free radicals from the body.

5. Honey

HoneyFrom reducing illness to getting a glowing skin honey can do it all!!! According to studies, honey has rich levels of antioxidants present in them. Various studies and researches have also proved that darker types of honey contain high levels of antioxidants. So cut down your sugar and add honey instead.

by:
Staff Writer