Trade: Sweet snacks, chocolates and candies for fresh, mixed berries (buy them or take them to work).
Berries (strawberries, mulberries, raspberries, blackberries, red currants, blueberries) are packed full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which are really good for slowing down the aging clock!
What are Antioxidants?
Antioxidants are free radical scavengers. Think of free radicals as these crazy nuts that turn everything they touch into rust and havoc. An antioxidant is a stable molecule that donates an electron to a rampaging free radical and neutralizes it to reduce further cascading damage. Left unchecked, oxidative stress develops which may cause chronic damage (think wrinkles and saggy skin).