Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Packed with antioxidants, fiber, and phytochemicals, fruits are one of nature’s nutraceutical gifts to the food industry. Halvorsen et al. (2006) studied the antioxidant concentration of more than 1,000 foods and beverages and showed that blackberries, grape juice from Concord grapes, and strawberries contained the highest levels of antioxidants. Food formulators can take advantage of a bounty of fruits in forms such as juices, concentrates, extracts, and dehydrated, capitalizing on each individ…Antioxidant-rich cherries may help reduce risk factors for heart disease and metabolic syndrome.

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr