10 Healthy Foods High in Antioxidants – PentaGlax Home Remedies

By Alfred Okoko

Antioxidant Definition

Antioxidant vegetables

An antioxidant is a substance that free radicals which are by products of the oxidation process in the cells. The free radicals lack an electron and hence are capable of damaging normal cells. Antioxidant molecules help neutralise these effects hence offering protection to the healthy cells.

Antioxidant Benefits


Antioxidants play a major role in the protection of our body cells, tissues and organs. By neutralising the damage causing free radicals they confer the following benefits:

  • Improve and preserve memory functions
  • Lowers bad HDL cholesterol hence preventing arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries
  • Protects the heart
  • Prevents stroke
  • Prevents high blood pressure
  • Prevents erectile dysfunction
  • Protects vision
  • Slows down the aging process
  • Cancer protective properties


Antioxidant Foods

Tea Antioxidant’s rich

We have plenty of healthy foods that are rich in antioxidants. A short list follows:

  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Walnut
  • Almonds
  • Chia
  • Flaxseed
  • Grapes
  • Carrots
  • Apricots
  • Parsely
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
  • Red wine
  • Green tea
  • Capsicum etc

The Antioxidant Sample Team

Pomegranate Antioxidant’s rich

We have a number of different substances that perform the antioxidant effect in our bodies. The most common ones are as follows:

  • Beta carotene – spinach
  • Flavonoids -.pomegranate
  • Anthocyanins – Raspberry
  • Cryptoxanthin – Mango
  • Lycopene – Tomato
  • Catechins – Green tea
  • Indoles – Kale
  • Alium sulphur – Garlic
  • Vit C – Orange etc

Antioxidant Supplements


We have a number of food supplements in the market that contain these antioxidants. Some common supplements are:

  • Zinc
  • Selenium
  • Vit A
  • Vit C
  • Vit E
  • Vit B complex
  • Calcium
  • Curcumin etc


Your Medicine Your Food, Your Food Your Medicine


Published by Alfred Okoko

Life & Health Transformation Coach

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