Where to find Antioxidants?

Adding more fruit and vegetables of any kind to your diet may help improve your health. The three major antioxidant vitamins are beta-carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E. You’ll find them in colorful fruits and vegetables – especially those with purple, blue, red, orange and yellow hues. To get the biggest of antioxidants, eat these foods raw or lightly steamed, don’t overcook.

Beta-carotene and other carotenoids: Apricots, asparagus, broccoli, cantaloupe, carrots, corn, kale, mangoes, turnip and collard greens, nectarines, peaches, pumpkin, spinach, sweet potato, tangerines, tomatoes, and watermelon.

Vitamin C: Berries, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cantaloupe, cauliflower, honeydew, kale, kiwi, mangoes, nectarines, orange, papaya, snow peas and tomatoes.

Vitamin E: Broccoli, carrots, chard, mustard and turnip greens, mangoes, nuts, papaya, pumpkin, red peppers, spinach, and sunflower seeds.

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