Food makers continue to reap the benefits from new science that
backs the health promoting properties of food with researchers
finding an antioxidant-rich soup raised vitamin C levels, and
reduced stress levels, in consumers.
Flavours and extracts firm Frutarom has gained the worldwide
marketing rights to a range of natural antioxidants made by
Israel's RAD Natural Technologies, boosting its offering to health
and functional food makers.
Coffee contains similar levels of antioxidants to black tea and can
be just as beneficial to health, according to Scottish scientists
that have found coffee's antioxidants are highly absorbable by the
If you want a short sharp shot of coffee with an added antioxidant
boost the torrefacto roast is the answer, according to scientists
in Spain who set to work on the art of making a simple expresso
Forthcoming European legislation on health claims could pose a
roadblock to rapid market expansion of polyphenols, the plant-based
antioxidants gaining increasing attention for their
disease-fighting actions, warns a new report.
Drinking grape juice may be a better alternative to taking
supplements, say researchers, who report that concord grape juice's
powerful antioxidant effects may offer extra benefits that
supplements do not.