Antioxidants are one category of phytochemicals, plant components that scientists are just now beginning to understand. They've identified 4,000 different phytochemicals, most of which work as antioxidants in your body.
And guess what -- sweet, fresh blueberries deliver more of these beneficial antioxidants than almost any other food. They also have a high fiber content to help keep your weight in check. But how do they keep you young?
Well, the antioxidants found in blueberries protect cells from dangerous free radicals that speed up aging, cause wrinkles and make you vulnerable to diseases. The soluble fiber lowers cholesterol levels, and that helps keep your heart ticking steady and strong.
What other foods have healthy fiber? See the next page.