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Antioxidants - Your New Hype!

Foods having antioxidants are known as superfoods too! These superfoods, unlike its name, fix in everyone’s budget. The powerful & easily available antioxidant is Vitamin C available in all the fruits & vegetables eaten on a regular basis.

Ratika Chawla
February 11, 2021

" A daily dose of antioxidants keeps lifestyle diseases at bay. This habit must be developed from a very young age so that children & adults have a strong ability to fight with the ever-growing pollutants around us.  "


Think of our body as a castle/ palace and antioxidants as the guards surrounding it. Like soldiers on the border, Antioxidants are soldiers for our bodies. Antioxidants protect our cells (building blocks of our body)from every possible damage. Superfood having antioxidants are anti-cancerous & helps delay aging. Antioxidants are synonymous with immunity for the majority.


Foods having antioxidants are known as superfoods too! These superfoods, unlike its name, fix in everyone’s budget. The powerful & easily available antioxidant is Vitamin C available in all the fruits & vegetables eaten on a regular basis.

Dry nuts like almonds, walnuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, flax & sunflower- seeds are loaded up with this antioxidant Vitamin E that speeds up the healing process of our body. Both Vitamin C & Vitamin E prove to be wonderful antioxidants & work in synergy to boost our immunity!


Omega 3 fatty acids are anti-inflammatory & help in killing off all the foreign elements that attack our body. Eat fishes, walnuts, sesame oil or sesame seeds or any possible seeds available like flax, sunflower or garden cress (aleev). Vitamin Eye or vitamin A beneficial for eye health is another critical antioxidant that comes from green leafy & dark-colored vegetables. It enhances the antioxidants activity & prevents infections.


A daily dose of antioxidants keeps lifestyle diseases at bay. This habit must be developed from a very young age so that children & adults have a strong ability to fight with the ever-growing pollutants around us.

About the author
Ratika Chawla

Senior Dietitian at NutriPal. She has over 4 years of experience & has coached over 2000+ clients having lifestyle disorders like obesity, diabetes, hypertension & multiple medical conditions like parkinson’s, autism & epilepsy.

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