Products containing antioxidants are gaining popularity among nutritionists and consumers alike. They are believed to prevent illnesses including but not limited to cancer and heart diseases. They work by neutralizing free radicals. Free radicals are molecules that degrade the functioning of normal cells.
Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, spinach, capsicum, carrot, chilli, garlic, onion, soy bean, green peas, lemon, pumpkin, tomatoes and sweet potatoes are excellent sources of antioxidants among many. Oregano and apple also contain antioxidants. Include all these in your food for a healthy well balanced diet.