LEVELS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES ORAC
Fruits Amount value Acai 1/2 cup 16,140 Pomegranates 2 whole 10,500 Blueberries 1 cup 9,019 Cranberries 1 cup 8,983 Blackberries 1 cup 7,701 Prunes 1/2 cup 7,291 Raspberries 1 cup 6,058 Strawberries 1 cup 5,938 Red Delicious apple 1 whole 5,900 Sweet cherries 1 cup 4,873 Black plum 1 whole 4,844 ORAC
Vegetables Amount value Red beans 1/2 cup 13,727 Red kidney beans 1/2 cup 13,259 Pinto beans 1/2 cup 11,864 Artichoke hearts 1 cup 7,904 Black beans 1/2 cup 4,181 Kale 1 cup 2,540
Prior said, "In order to have a significant impact on plasma and tissue antioxidant capacity one can only meaningfully increase one's daily intake by 3,000 to 5,000 ORAC
As always, there are a few maverick food and beverage products already out there that are making use of ORAC
Bell explained that ORAC
could also complement clinical research on a product.
A standardized ORAC
value shows the scavenging capacity of antioxidants against the peroxyl radicals,which are among the most common ROS found in the body.
Eating plenty of fruit and vegetables with a high ORAC
score may help slow the process linked to ageing of the body and brain.
is not in a position to comment on when a decision will be made in relation to these cases, we can state that by the end of 2004, the office was scheduling for interview in early 2005, applications made in the second half of 2004.
assay is based largely on the work reported by Glazer (9) and modified by Cao and Prior (10), in which the decrease in fluorescence of B--or R-phycoerythrin (PE) is measured in the presence of 2,2'-azobis(2-amidinopropane) dihydrochloride, and the lag phase or rate constant for PE fluorescence decay is used to determine the antioxidant capacity of the added sample.
Most of the record 11,634 asylum seekers who applied for refugee status last year arrived undocumented and it is not always possible for ORAC
to verify details they supply.
Origanum x majoricum, commonly known as both hardy sweet marjoram and Italian oregano, has a slightly higher antioxidant activity than Greek mountain oregano (with an ORAC
Researchers evaluated the antioxidants in equal weights of various fruits and vegetables using a unit of measure called an ORAC
(Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity).
-- short for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity -- measures the ability of foods, blood plasma, and just about any substance to subdue oxygen free radicals in the test tube.