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Build Your Antioxidant Power

We are under constant assault from free radicals which attack healthy cells and turn them into free radicals, too.

They’re the first “aging accelerators” we discovered. They cause inflammation and breakdown of healthy tissue.

The solution to reversing this aging effect in your body is antioxidants. They break the chain of damage caused by free radicals and restore youth and health to your body’s tissues.

Here are six antioxidant powerhouses you should get every day:

Antioxidant Food Sources Daily Amount
Vitamin A (retinols) Meat, milk, eggs, liver, colorful vegetables 20,000 IU
Vitamin E (mixed tocopherols) Nuts, seeds, avocados 400 IU
Vitamin C Citrus, strawberries, broccoli, peppers 1,500 mg x 2
Alpha Lipoic Acid Red meat 100 mg
Lutein Red grapes, egg yolks, squash, peas, and oranges 20 mg
Lycopene Tomatoes, guava, watermelon, pink grapefruit 20 mg
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