WHAT ANTIOXIDANT IS BEST FOR YOU? - Cancer Fighting, Vision, Skin Aging, Brain Aging, Stress Relief, Stamina

in #health3 years ago


 

Antioxidants are known for neutralizing cancer-causing free radicals in the body. What is less known is that there are specific types of antioxidants with each serving a different purpose. Below are some of the most important antioxidants and how to introduce them into your diet:
 
Sulforaphane – Quickly detox cancer causing compounds
  

  • broccoli / broccoli sprouts 
  • kale 
  • brussels sprouts 
  • bok choy  
     

Flavonoids – Anti-inflammtory / Heart Health
  

  • cocoa 
  • red wine 
  • berries 
  • apples 
  • teas (black, green, oolong, white)  
     

Lutein – Eye Health
  

  • leafy greens 
  • corn 
  • pumpkin 
  • egg yolk  
     

Vitamin E – Skin Health / Regeneration
  

  • nuts 
  • seeds 
  • avocado 
  • fatty fish  
     
     

Zinc – Stress Relief / Immune System
  

  • oysters 
  • steak 
  • chicken 
  • beans  
     

Astaxanthin – Strength & Stamina / Brain Aging
  

  • salmon 
  • seafood 
  • algae  
     

Selenium – Hair / Skin / Eyes
  

  • brazil nuts 
  • meat 
  • fish 
  • dairy  
     

For the full list of benefits check out this chart below:
 


 

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