"Americans get more of their antioxidants from coffee than any other dietary source. Nothing else comes close," says study leader Joe Vinson, Ph.D., a chemistry professor at the university. Although fruits and vegetables are generally promoted as good sources of antioxidants, the new finding is surprising because it represents the first time that coffee has been shown to be the primary source from which most Americans get their antioxidants, Vinson says. Both caffeinated and decaf versions appear to provide similar antioxidant levels, he adds.Time for another cup.
Monday, August 29, 2005
Coffee is number one source of antioxidants I love being able to justify my addiction to coffee!
Posted by Zendo Deb at 8/29/2005 11:19:00 AM