|A diet high in antioxidants does more than just ward off cancer. It fights the free radicals responsible for arthritis and other joint diseases, lung problems like emphysema and bronchitis, and atherosclerosis, the leading cause of heart disease. Though you may think that antioxidant-rich foods are limited to expensive goji berries or exotic herbs, research is identifying some dirt-cheap sources of the disease-fighting, anti-inflammatory nutrients. And they cost a lot less than exotic superberries like goji or acai.
#1: Black rice
#2: Sweet potatoes
#4: Certain beans
#5: Dried cranberries
#7: Green tea
7 Surprisingly Affordable Superfoods
Looking to stretch your food budget? These affordable antioxidant-rich foods beat out even blueberries.
By Leah Zerbe
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