A Stronger Immune System: Foods High in Antioxidants


Just how important are antioxidants? Well…they are the compounds that help protect our bodies against problems created by stress, poor diet, and environmental pollutants. They are our immune system crime fighters!  It is necessary to eat foods rich in antioxidants to obtain a strong and healthy immune system. These food items are filled with antioxidants that will help prevent illness and strengthen your immunity.

1.    Berries (blackberries, raspberries, blueberries)

2.   Broccoli

3.   Tomatoes

4.   Red grapes

5.   Garlic

6.   Spinach

7.   Tea

8.   Carrots

9.   Whole grains

10.  Roasted peanuts

11.  Spices (cloves, cinnamon, oregano)

12.  Dark chocolate

13.  Baked potatoes

14.  Beans (red, kidney, pinto, black)

15.  Red and granny smith apples

16.  Artichoke hearts


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