Foods Highest in Carotenoids
Carotenoids are plant-based pigments known for their robust antioxidant power as well as their brilliant orange to reddish hues.
Here are the foods that contain the most carotenoids…
- Orange/yellow/red bell peppers
- Collard greens
- Acorn squash
- Sweet potatoes
- Tomatoes (especially canned tomatoes)
* The orange hues from the carotenoids in collards, kale and spinach are masked by their leaves rich supply of green chlorophyll.