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The latest research and current scientific studies show these 10 foods are the richest in antioxidants that can help us all live longer and better lives and they are so easy to add into your lifestyle.

TOMATOES
Major source of strong antioxidants. Reduce the risk of cancer by 40% - notnotably prostate, lung and stomach cancers - and increase cancer survival. Tomato eaters function better mentally in old age and suffer half as much heart disease. Concentrated tomato sauces (pizza, pasta sauces) have 5 times more of these antioxidants than fresh tomatoes. Canned tomatoes have 3 times more than fresh.

  1. OLIVE OIL
    Major part of a Mediterranean diet, shown to help reduce death from heart disease and cancer. Olive oil, unlike other vegetable oils, is high in antioxidant activity.
  2. RED GRAPES
    Including red grape juice and wine. Purple grape juice tops other juices in antioxidant activity, having 4 times more than orange or tomato juice. Red wine (not white) has about the same antioxidant capacity as purple grape juice or tea. Although drinking red wine in moderation increases longevity according to French studies, excessive drinking cuts life short, so a better choice would be grape seed, without the alcohol.
  3. NUTS
    These are ulta-compatible with survival. Harvard University research recently found that eating more than 5 ounces of nuts a week cut heart attack deaths in women by 40% and helped prevent deadly irregular heartbeats in men. Almonds and walnuts lower blood cholesterol. high in fat, but most of it is good-type. Best bet: unsalted nuts.
  4. WHOLE GRAINS
    The more whole grains you eat, the lower your odds of early death, recent research at University of Minnesota suggests. They contain anti-cancer agents and help stabilize blood sugar and insulin, which promote longevity. Best bets: whole-grain dark bread, all bran, and oatmeal.
  5. SALMON AND OTHER FATTY FISH
    Contain high amounts of omega-3 fat that perfoms miracles throughout the body, fighting virtually every chronic disease known. Without it, your brain can't think, your heart can't beat properly, your arteries clog, your joints become inflamed. You need at least an ounce a day, or two servings of fatty fish per week. Red and pink canned salmon are rich in omega-3, along with sardines, mackerel, herring, and tuna.
  6. BLUEBERRIES
    One of the highest foods in antioxidants, say Tufts University researchers. So powerful in retarding aging in animals that they can block brain changes leading to decline, and even reverse failing memory. Recommended: Half cup of frozen or fresh blueberries a day!
  7. GARLIC
    Packed with antioxidants! Garlic has prolonged cancer survival time and extended animal lifespans by about 5%, which in humans might add approximately 4 years. To preserve antioxidant agents, let crushed garlic rest about 10 minutes before cooking it.
  8. SPINACH
    Second among vegetables only to garlic in antioxidant capacity. Also rich in folic acid, which helps fight cancer, heart disease and mental disorders. In animals, it protects aging brains from degeneration according to Tufts research. Both raw and steamed spinach have strong antioxidant activity.
  9. TEA
    Green and ordinary black tea pack the same amounts of antioxidants and have equal benefits, experts say. Use tea bags or loose tea when making iced tea, since instant, bottled and canned tea contain minimal antioxidants.

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