High Antioxidant Snacks!

High Antioxidant Snacks!

In my post The True Bad Cholesterol, I harped about the free radicals causing oxidative damage to your LDL cholesterol. Some of the best researched antioxidants are vitamin C and vitamin E for cardiovascular function! Here are some easy snacks that are high in those antioxidants!

1 cup blackberries

  • Vitamin C: 30mg
  • Vitamin E: 1.6mg

1 Kiwi fruit:

  • Vitamin C: 64mg
  • Vitamin E: 1mg

1 Pomelo (Pummelo):

  • Vitamin C: 374.1mg

Not sure what this is? Check out this video!

Bell peppers (1 Large pepper):

  • Green bell:
    • Vitamin C: 132mg
  • Red bell:
    • Vitamin C: 209.4mg
    • Vitamin E: 1.9mg
  • Yellow Bell:
    • Vitamin C: 341.3mg

Pairs nicely with hummus or guacamole!

1 cup chopped Broccoli:

  • Vitamin C: 81.2mg
  • Vitamin E: 2.3mg

Try dipping it in a greek yogurt based ranch dressing!