By Mike Roussell, PhD
Antioxidants are one of the most popular nutrition buzzwords. And for good reasons: They fight signs of aging, inflammation, and they can even help with weight loss . But when it comes to antioxidants, certain foods-blueberries, pomegranates, and spices like cinnamon and turmeric-get all the glory. It's time for the unsung heroes in your diet to get the acclaim they deserve. Read on for some of the top underappreciated antioxidant powerhouses.
Pistachios1. Pistachios: While pistachios are best known for their healthy fats , they also contain a class of antioxidants call flavonoids that have strong anti-inflammatory properties.
You know what else is great about pistachios? You get to eat twice as many per ounce than any other nut. Enjoy them as a healthy snack or try them on your chicken with this healthy dinner recipe.
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