Beta Carotene

Beta carotene is another powerful antioxidant that helps destroy free radicals before they can cause excessive damage to joints. Beta carotene is easy to identify because it gives fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, their bright orange color. Other excellent sources include:
  1. cruciferous vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, collard greens, mustard greens, and chard
  2. greens such as romaine lettuce and spinach
  3. sweet potatoes
  4. winter squash
  5. cantaloupe
  6. parsley
  7. apricots
  8. peppermint leaves
  9. tomatoes
  10. asparagus