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Antioxidant foods to incorporate into your diet

Food has a really important impact on our health. Also in improving the aging of our cells and in fighting the free radicals that are formed. One of the best ways are incorporate more foods with antioxidants in our diet. Let's remember some of them.

Antioxidant foods to incorporate into our diet

There is a wide variety of foods that we can incorporate or increase in the diet and that we have in a simple, inexpensive and tasty way. We are going to review some of them that in our gastronomy they have an easy place.


Beans and tea

As you know it is important to increase the consumption of vegetal protein and beans, also called beans, have them. On this occasion we quote them together with the tea leaves because they share a common component kaempferol. This is a powerful antirust.

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Bean plate / Source: Pixabay

Citrus fruits and their vitamin C

La Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is a powerful antioxidant, it is very important to increase the consumption of these fruits and do it in the form of fruit and not juice.

Fruits rich in vitamin C are grapefruit, orange, lemon, Tangerine. They are also rich in Vitamin C kiwis, tomatoes and broccoli.

Lemon. Source: Pixabay

Fruits of the forest

Our blackberries, blueberries, gooseberries, strawberries and grapes they have a great antioxidant power. They have it thanks to its content in anthocyanin a component that, in addition to giving fruits a bluish and red pigmentation, has great antioxidant effects and properties.


Cocoa, garlic, and spinach

One of the antioxidants foods with more power is cocoa. It is thanks to its high level of polyphenols. Cocoa shares a high level of polyphenols with a food as different as garlic. Although in a different way spinach is a very interesting vegetable as antioxidants, they have two very powerful antioxidants such as lutein and zeaxanthin.

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Cocoa bean / Source: Pixabay

We wanted to mention the above ingredients in this diverse group. Although they have a high antioxidant power, the way they are made can greatly affect their effects due to heat employee. Good to know. What will be the first of all that you will incorporate into your diet if it is not in it yet?