Top 15 Antioxidant Foods
A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
analyzed the antioxidant content of over 1000 foods commonly consumed in the United States. Antioxidants protect your body from free radicals, which are associated with damage to blood vessels (stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure, dementia), mutations to DNA (cancer), cataracts, arthritis, and a host of other disorders.
Be sure to read my antioxidant
article--in the meantime, here are the top ten antioxidant-containing foods from this recent study: cloves, oregano, ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, walnuts, basil, mustard seeds, curry powder, pecans, unsweetened chocolate, paprika, chili powder, parsley, and dark molasses.
Note that most these are spices and can be added to various dishes for daily consumption!
Link to the study here.