40 foods high in antioxidants

Boost your intake of a variety of antioxidants with these healthy foods

40 foods high in antioxidants

Source: Best Health Magazine, January/February 2009

The following is a list of different kinds of antioxidants and foods that are high in each.

‘ Allium sulphur compounds: Leeks, onions, garlic
‘ Anthocyanins:
Eggplant, grapes, berries
Beta carotene: Pumpkin, mangoes, apricots, carrots, spinach, parsley
‘ Catechins:
Red wine, tea
‘ Copper:
Seafood, lean meat, milk, nuts, legumes
Cryptoxanthins: Red peppers, pumpkin, mangoes
‘ Flavonoids:
Tea, green tea, red wine, citrus fruits, onion, apples
‘ Indoles:
Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower
‘ Lignans:
Sesame seeds, bran, whole grains, vegetables
‘ Lutein:
Corn, leafy greens (such as spinach)
Lycopene: Tomatoes, pink grapefruit, watermelon
Manganese: Seafood, lean meat, milk, nuts
‘ Polyphenols:
Thyme, oregano
‘ Selenium:
Seafood, offal, lean meat, whole grains
Vitamin C: Oranges, berries, kiwi fruit, mangoes, broccoli, spinach, peppers
‘ Vitamin E:
Vegetable oils, nuts, avocados, seeds, whole grains
‘ Zinc:
Seafood, lean meat, milk, nuts
Zoochemicals: Red meat, offal, fish

This article was originally titled "Antioxidant-Rich Fare," in the January/February 2009 issue of Best Health Magazine. Subscribe today and never miss an issue!

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