Fruit and the Benefit of Antioxidants

Sure we have all heard that we need to increase our antioxidant intake, but if you wonder what that means and the best way to achieve that you are not alone.

An easy way to increase healthy antioxidants in your diet is to increase your fruit consumption.
According to the USDA the following fruits are extremely high in antioxidants.
Blueberries,Cranberries,Blackberries,Prunes,Raspberries, Red Apples,Granny Smith Apples,Cherries,Black Plums

Now on the health benefits.Anxitoxidants help fight free radicals that enter our body. Free radicals came come from pollution, infection, exposure to toxic substances or from personal choices such as drinking and smoking to name a few. As you age, your body’s natural defenses against oxidation, free radicals and oxidative stress become less effective. That’s why researchers believe that a high level of dietary antioxidants can prevent many age-related diseases. So grab a handful of berries or eat that apple today.

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