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Beans and a host of vegetables top the list of antioxidant-rich foods
The lowly bean has been boosted to star status. A ground-breaking study that looked at numerous foods says beans -- red, black, pinto, kidney -- are high-octane sources of antioxidants.
Antioxidants are the disease-fighting compounds that Mother Nature puts in foods to help our bodies stay healthy, explains researcher Jeffrey Blumberg, PhD, professor of nutrition at Tufts University in Boston. "Our job is to take advantage of those antioxidants."