What Are Antioxidants?

Numerous studies have confirmed the benefits of antioxidants and the role they play in maintaining good health and reducing your risk of heart disease, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and cancer. So what are antioxidants and why do we need them?

Antioxidants

 

Which Foods Have The Most Antioxidants?

Boosting your antioxidant intake is not about eating “superfoods” or supplements. If you eat a well-rounded diet with a variety of foods this will increase your level of antioxidants.

 

Antioxidants are compounds produced in your body and found in foods. They help defend your cells from damage caused by potentially harmful molecules known as free radicals.