Pomegranates Beat Apples For Antioxidant Boost

Published: Feb 13, 2008

13-Feb-2008 - The juice of pomegranate is more effective than apple in boosting the body's antioxidant defences, which decline naturally with age, reports a new study. The antioxidant capacity of the blood of 26 elderly subjects increased by almost 10 per cent after drinking pomegranate juice, whereas changes were negligible after apple juice, report the researchers from the Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine in Tianjin, China.

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