All posts tagged: Antioxidants

Insufficient evidence on multivitamins

A systematic review of published studies into the various benefits of vitamin and mineral supplements found insufficient evidence to prove or disprove that they are effective

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What’s brown, wrinkly and does you most good?

Analysis of the antioxidant content of nine different types of nut: walnuts, almonds, peanuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, macadamias and pecans showed that a handful of walnuts not only contain almost twice as much antioxidants as an equivalent amount of any other commonly consumed, but that those in walnuts were between two and 15 times more potent than vitamin E, renowned for its antioxidant properties.