The Best Berries for Fighting Off Free Radicals

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

Of all the superfoods – foods with high amounts of nutrients, especially antioxidants – berries are thought to be some of the best. They’re also some of the easiest to incorporate into your diet.

These berries come from all over the world and they’re all great for fighting off free radicals. Free radicals are the cells in your body that have become damaged as a result of your system processing oxygen. Through research, medical professionals have shown that antioxidants are the answer to healing the toxic nature of free radicals.

Acai berries come from the rainforests of South America and have been shown to help with a number of bodily processes. They’re not big berries, but they can pack a punch when it comes to dealing with arthritis, cancer, obesity, and high cholesterol. They’re a great antitoxin for overall great health. Acai berries come in smoothies and juices, but you can also eat them raw.


Blueberries are up at the top of the antioxidant consumption in the US, ranking second behind strawberries. Blueberries are a great way to get some vitamin C and K into your diet, as well as manganese and plenty of dietary fiber to reduce the risk of dementia and heart attack.