Health doesn’t always have to taste bad. In fact, there are several ways you can get your wellness on without a wheatgrass shot or a spoon of ACV in the morning. With the world of health and wellness growing bigger each and every day, we have so many methods to choose from. With so many terms out there, it’s hard to get confused. Like antioxidants for example. What do they do? Why are they important? According to the Mayo Clinic, they’re helpful for the fight against free radicals.
“Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against free radicals, which may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food or when you’re exposed to tobacco smoke or radiation.”
While you get antioxidants from eating, drinking them is also another way to add them to your diet. We’ve listed our nine favorite antioxidant-filled drinks for you. Keep reading for more!
The Best Antioxidant Drinks To Keep In Your Kitchen
The OG Dirty Lemon beverage is filled with antioxidants like charcoal that help your body by improving digestion, stimulating liver function, and gently cleansing your system of any impurities that might come your way.
Turmeric’s most active compound curcumin is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant that improves the symptoms of depression, arthritis, and more. Dona’s Turmeric Cherry Tisane is delicious, fruity, and so so tasty!
One of my personal favorites! Minna is sparkling tea, truly the best of both worlds. Green tea is one of the most antioxidant-rich drinks on the planet, and this one is flavored with vibrant pineapple, aromatic passionfruit, and has the caffeine of half a cup of coffee.
The powerful combination of bubbly soda, ACV, and ginger make a powerful antioxidant cocktail! Ginger is a popular spice high in gingerol, a substance that has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is chockful of antioxidants.
Matcha is a powerful antioxidant that boosts energy and focus and gives you less of the crashy, jittery feeling that coffee does. We love the Fuji Apple Ginger flavor from Matchabar.
Dandelion tea is rich in beta-carotene, which helps provide an immunity boost. This tea is also great is you want to de-bloat, a sign of inflammation in your body!
Pomegranate juice has some of the highest levels of antioxidants in all fruit juices, three more than red wine, and green tea. These free remove free radicals, protect cells from any damage and reduce inflammation in the body. Plus, it tastes amazing!
Coffee beans contain antioxidants that help fight against diseases called quinines. We love this rose latte combo from Copper Cow!
It’s everything we need and more. Matcha is a huge antioxidant bank that can also help us get energy without the crash of coffee. This Matcha Oat Latte from La Di Da is so yummy and is made with the world’s most sustainable milk, oat!