The best way to get antioxidants is in their natural form. Fruits, vegetables, and green tea are the best forms of antioxidants. There is no substitute for real antioxidants.
The Top 10 foods with the most Antioxidants:
9. Red Grapes
Other foods that are high in antioxidants include:
Prunes, Berries (cherry, blackberry, strawberry, raspberry, crowberry, blueberry, bilberry/wild blueberry, black currant), pomegranate, grape, orange, plum, pineapple, kiwi fruit, grapefruit.
Kale, chili pepper, red cabbage, peppers, parsley, artichoke, Brussels sprouts, spinach, lemon, ginger, red beets (although beets are high in sugar).
3. Dry Fruits high in antioxidants
Apricots, prunes, dates.
Broad beans, pinto beans, soybeans.
5. Nuts and seeds
Pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, ground nut or peanuts, sunflower seeds.
Peanuts contain high concentrations of antioxidant polyphenols, roasting boosts its overall antioxidant content by as much as 22 per cent. Roasted peanuts are far richer in antioxidants than apples, beets and carrots and comparable to the antioxidant content of strawberries and blackberries.
Barley, millet, oats, corn.
Cloves, cinnamon, oregano.
Find a way to incorporate these foods and ingredients into your diet. It is much easier than you think. Taking antioxidant pills is not as efficacious as eating the real food. In fact, taking antioxidant pills has shown to be detrimental and increase death rates. Stick with the real deal!