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30 April 2012

Ten sources of antioxidants

Antioxidants are powerful protectors.

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Antioxidants are powerful protectors. These substances, found in everyday foods, can thwart reactions of free radicals that wreak havoc in the body. In this way, it is believed to help protect the body against cancer and other chronic diseases of lifestyle, such as heart disease.

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Include more antioxidant-rich foods in your diet every day. According to the latest research, the top 10 sources of antioxidants include (arranged from highest antioxidant content to lowest): 1) blackberries; 2) walnuts; 3) strawberries; 4) cooked artichokes; 5) cranberries; 6) raspberries; 7) blueberries; 8) ground cloves; 9) grape juice; 10) cranberry juice. 

 
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