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The Supernut: Walnuts Pack a Powerful Dose of Antioxidants – TIME Healthland

The Supernut: Walnuts Pack a Powerful Dose of Antioxidants – TIME Healthland: "The Supernut: Walnuts Pack a Powerful Dose of Antioxidants"

....In a presentation to the American Chemical Society, Joe Vinson, a professor of chemistry at Scranton University, reported that a gram of walnuts contains nearly 70 units of polyphenols, a form of antioxidant — more than any of the other nuts Vinson tested. The polyphenols were also up to 15 times more potent than those found in other sources like vitamin E. (More on Time.com: Video: One More Reason to Love the Walnut)...

Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2011/03/29/the-supernut-walnuts-pack-a-powerful-dose-of-antioxidants/#ixzz1QCGyEFRs



.."Twenty-eight grams of walnuts (an ounce) have more antioxidants than the sum of what the average person gets from fruits and vegetables."