Antioxidants protect the body from free radicals which can play a role in heart disease, cancer, and other conditions. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how antioxidants work, where they come from, why they are beneficial, and much more.
Heart Disease and Antioxidants, Vitamin E, and Beta-Carotene
Find out what you need to eat to make sure you get plenty of heart-healthy antioxidants.
Breakfast Ideas: Carrot-Cake Oatmeal, Skillet Granola, Nutty Waffles, and More
Get breakfast ideas that are delicious and also good for your heart health. Includes carrot-cake oatmeal, skillet granola, and more.
Black Tea: Health Uses and Risks
WebMD explains the protective benefits and the risks of black tea.
Gene Smart Diet Review: Do Genetics Affect Weight?
The Gene Smart Diet claims that your genes can work with you to help you lose weight. Find out more about this diet.
Blackberries Are a Fruit Full of Fiber and Flavor
Blackberries are bursting with fiber and flavor. They should be one of your go-to fruits.
Pecans: Antioxidant-Packed Nuts
tasty tree nuts make for a popular pie filling, but they’re also a top source of antioxidants and may lower cholesterol. Get the nutritional facts on pecans and a healthy recipe.
Is Drinking Wine a Key to Antiaging?
WebMD talks with Richard Baxter, MD, about the benefits of wine for health and appearance.
Anatomy of a…Pomegranate
Each ruby, seed-filled fruit is bursting with antioxidant-rich flavonoids. Antioxidants, recent studies show, may help prevent hardening of the arteries, heart disease, and certain types of cancer.
The Truth About Coffee
Can the secret of good health be found in a cup of joe? Not completely, but research is showing it's a good start.
The Health Benefits of Tea
It doesn't take all the tea in China to reap its health benefits--about three cups a day will do you.
Functional Foods and Their Benefits
Functional foods contain additives that go above and beyond meeting your basic nutritional needs.
Keeping Your Immune System Healthy
Your immune system attacks foreign invaders with specialized white blood cells. Find out how to use diet and exercise to help.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: All About Antioxidants
They’re sometimes seen as a kind of magic bullet for our health problems. Find out more about what antioxidants can do for your health.
Slideshow: Foods for Healthy, Supple Skin
Want softer, supple skin? The skin care nutrients in this WebMD slideshow can help your skin stay healthy -- from the inside out.
Slideshow: Improve Your Immunity
When your immune system is strong, you have a better chance of fighting off colds and other infections. Read these tips to strengthen your immunity.
Slideshow: 12 Powerhouse Veggies You Should Be Eating -- Now!
12 vegetables that pack a particularly big nutritional punch. Plus, ideas to prepare them.