Antioxidants seem to be everywhere these days… The news, articles online and many, many other places. Something that’s always the same when people talk about them though is the fact that they’re just darn good for your body. We’ll go into more detail on exactly where to get them from, but for now let’s just start with their #1 immensely important health benefit. While they’re are an INSANE amount more then the one you see here, we’ll keep it simple and stick to just the one that we think is the best overall.
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Using Antioxidants To Detoxify Your Body.
Ever have rust on your car? Or even worse, in your car? Well, a very similar thing actually happens to your body… You see, rust is caused by something called oxidation, whether it’s on your car or in your body, you need something that acts as a anti-oxidant to get rid of it. This is by far antioxidants’ strongest suit. De-oxidizing your body and, in turn, detoxifying it. Cleaning out any and all gunk that’s been clogged up in your body this whole time, making you feel better, look better and just work better overall. Seriously, this is super beneficial and is definitely something that anyone who takes their health even slightly seriously should check out.
What To Eat and Why…
Ladies and gentlemen… THIS, is the moment you’ve all been waiting for… Probably, maybe, I think. Whatever, here are the top 3 foods that you should be eating if you want to be getting more antioxidants.
- Berries – When I say berries, I mean BERRIES and I mean a lot of them. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and many more all have tons of antioxidants and vitamins that have lots of awesome health benefits like detoxification and, in the case of Vitamin C, anti-cancer benefits. Why? Because they have these things called phenols and anthocyanins, both relieve inflammation and also have a bunch of anti-cancer uses as well.
- Broccoli – We’ve talked about broccoli a few times before and each time we’ve said the same thing, it’s REALLY, REALLY, good for you. Well, Déjà vu, because we’ve said it before and we’ll say it again… Not only does it have an insanely high level of antioxidants, but it also has tons of fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. All of which help clean out your body, keep it clean and make everything about function better overall. Whether you’re interested in getting more antioxidants or not, you definitely wanna take a good, long look at the possibility of eating more broccoli.
- Watermelon – Watermelon’s absolutely delicious to MOST people, which is awesome because since of it’s deep red color, it also has lots of antioxidants. It’s also great for hydration and keeping your skin healthy. Last, but definitely not least, it has tons of super-cool anti-inflammatory properties, the reas for this is because it has a high amount of lycopene, especially when compared to other foods like it. Lycopene an antioxidants that helps neutralize the bad stuff that causes inflammation