One of the types of foods you will eat on the diet are foods rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants protect the body from unstable atoms that cause cell damage, disease, and inflammation. Foods rich in antioxidants are fresh fruits and vegetables. Carotenoids are a type of antioxidant and are found in yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, cantaloupe, bell peppers, and carrots. Anthocyanins are another type of antioxidant and are found in berries, red cabbage, cranberries, and cherries.