Before you can start incorporating more antioxidants into your diet, it helps to understand what anti-oxidants are and what they can do for you. Free radicals are cell destroying bad guys that contribute to aging and disease. You can think of antioxidants as bodyguards that defend your cells from the damag-ing effects of free radicals. Their efforts can help your body prevent disease, boost your immune sys-tem, and slow the aging process.
With so many antioxidant-containing foods out there, you don't want to commit them all to memory. Luckily, you don't have to. There are a few simple methods you can use to ensure that you're getting a diet that's full of antioxidants. Aim for a variety of brightly colored foods. Add a variety of herbs and spices to your food for a tasty treat and extra helpings of antioxidants. Also, take care not to cook the antioxidants out of your food.
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Don't be concerned that antioxidants are only found in exotic foods, so-called “super-foods”, or things that you won't want to eat. The truth is that antioxidants can be fond in many sources. These sources include common, everyday foods that you probably already enjoy on a regular basis. You don't have to spend a fortune or radically change the way you eat to have a diet that's rich in helpful antioxidants.
There's a lot of hype out there about antioxidants, and a lot of misinformation as well. It's important to understand what antioxidants are and how they work if you're interested in making an effort to work them into your diet. Once you have the correct information about the benefits of antioxidants and foods you can find them in, you can work on increasing their presence in your everyday diet plan.