Fruits and Vegetables with the Most Antioxidant Power

Part of Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

When low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the ‘bad’ cholesterol) oxidises, it’s more likely to lead to hardening and furring up of artery walls. All fruits and vegetables are rich sources of antioxidants and help prevent this. Look for fresh seasonal produce where possible.

Here’s a list of great foods to shop for, starting with the best:

  • Blueberries

  • Pomegranates

  • Watercress

  • Blackberries

  • Kale

  • Cranberries

  • Raspberries

  • Strawberries

  • Broccoli

  • Plums