The list of tests available to assess antioxidant activity may look like a page ripped from a World War II code book, but understanding how the results are complementary is vital for the continued success of antioxidants.
Ingredients firm Natreon is set to expand its reach in the Asian
market after teaming up with Maypro, a US-based firm with a strong
presence in the Japanese and Asian markets for functional foods and
Raspberries possess about 50 per cent higher antioxidant activity
than strawberries, and storage or processing into jams does not
remove the valuable compounds, as growing consumer awareness of
health benefits drive sales.
Canadian researchers have identified certain types of apple with
superior polyphenol content and antioxidant action, a discovery
that highlights the potential for developing a disease-fighting
super fruit, writes Jess Halliday.
Food makers using processed apples in their food formulations can
maximise on the health-boosting antioxidant component of the fruit
with a new study backing up previous findings that suggest levels
of polyphenols are dependent on...