In 2011, there were an estimated 1,596,670 new cancer cases in the US (cancer.org). This disease is becoming an increasing concern for many individuals and has led many to take action when it comes to their health. A few small changes to your diet can have a significant impact on your overall health and can help decrease your likeliness of contracting this deadly disease.

The best foods for fighting cancer are those rich in antioxidants. Many of us consume foods high in antioxidants every day without even knowing it. Being aware of which foods offer high levels of antioxidants will help to ensure you’re doing the best  you can to avoid this deadly disease.

Below is a list of 30 of the best antioxidant-rich foods, broken down by food group:


Fruits:

1. Blueberries2. Raspberries

3. Apples

(red delicious, granny smith or gala)

4. Blueberries

5. Blackberries

6. Strawberries

7. Red Grapes


Legumes:

8. Small Red Beans9. Black Beans10. Pinto Beans11. Kidney Beans

Vegetables:

12. Spinach13. Kale14. Green Leafy Lettuce15. Artichokes

16. Asparagus

17. Cooked Yellow Onions

18. Red Potatoes

19. Cooked Red Cabbage

20. Cooked Broccoli

21.. Cooked Tomatoes

22. Red Peppers


Breads and Grains:

23. Hulled Barley24. Brown / Wild Rice25. Buckwheat26. Quinoa

27. Oats

28. Whole Wheat Bread / Pasta


Desserts / Drinks:

29. Dark Chocolate30. Green / Black Tea
Angela Nightingale

If you want to know the best cupcake shop in any major city in America, just ask Angela. This girl knows her sweets, and she isn't shy about letting you know that your german chocolate cake needs more chocolate. If you want to find Angela on any given day, she's probably looking up reviews to decide where to grab lunch, or in her downtime, binge-watching the latest 'it-series' on Netflix.

Ginger has been used for thousands of years to treat minor illnesses.
Poached eggs are a delicious addition to your breakfast and a great way to add protein without all the extra oil of a fried egg.
Bloating happens when the stomach becomes swollen after eating and that feeling is never a fun experience.
We've all heard it before "be sure to get a good night sleep". But do you know how important that statement really is?
Granola bars are perfect for so many moments: breakfast time; an at-work or school-safe snack; a picnic, playground, or...
Rice is a staple in most people’s homes, including mine! It’s filling and the perfect complement to so many dishes, from meat...
Here's the thing, we tend to put a lot of emphasis on what we shouldn't be eating but it's time the foods we really should be...
Being comfortable in your body is essential to living a happy life.
Surely you've heard the word antioxidant thrown around time and time again.
The paleolithic diet, also known as the paleo diet, the caveman diet, or the stone-age diet is a meal plan that predominately...
There's no better way to wind down from a busy day than to catch up on your favorite shows with snacks in hand, amirite?
Coca Cola Company unveiled that they are launching two new zero-sugar products to their Powerade brand.
Advertisement
Food
The Best Snacks To Try On The Mediterranean Diet