Saturday, February 5, 2011

Americans get most of their antioxidants from coffee

Vitamin Stuff:

A recent study, headed by a chemist at the University of Scranton and funded by the American Cocoa Research Institute, found that Americans get their major dose of antioxidants through their high consumption of coffee.


While Americans received most of their antioxidants from coffee, black tea, bananas, beans and corn, other foods showed a much higher level of antioxidant content.

Red grapes, cranberries, blueberries and dates were at the top of the list of high antioxidant foods, though the U.S. Dept of Agriculture statistics did not show Americans consuming as much of these foods. Read more>>

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