Antioxidants to the Rescue

top 20 foodsAlthough antioxidants themselves do not have a direct effect on your weight loss, the foods that are rich in antioxidants do.

Most people are aware of the need for antioxidants in order to fight disease but have no idea that they can play a role in maintaining your weight and losing fat.

Antioxidants work to neutralize free radicals and protect the body from cellular damage. Some antioxidants can be obtained through diet choices and others are produced in the body when the calories are converted into energy. The antioxidants we get from the foods we eat are exogenous antioxidants. [Read more…]