Antioxidant rich foods
Apples make the perfect snack; they satisfy your sweet tooth, and they deliver vitamins and antioxidants which can keep you healthy. Red delicious apples contain the highest amount of antioxidants.Apples are rich in two plant compounds called catechins, and in quercetin. All help to prevent strokes, heart disease and cancer. Quercetin has also been shown to improve the firmness of collagen, which helps the skin to keep its elasticity. Apples are also rich in the soluble fibre pectin, which helps to lower blood cholesterol. Lastly, the flesh of apples contains the mineral boron, which helps to prevent calcium loss and provides some protection against osteoporosis.