ranking foods

Which vegetables have the strongest effect against cancer in vitro? Which fruits? Beans? Is organic better? Which soyfood is most antimutagenic? Is broccoli better raw or cooked?

Which foods have the most antioxidants? Which berry? Which dried fruit (see also here)? Which herb/spice? What has even more antioxidants than Indian gooseberries? What about rice? Mushrooms? Nuts? What’s the best bean? Which vegetable is best for antioxidants? Does it make more sense to think in terms of antioxidants per serving or antioxidants per dollar spent? Dr. Greger even ranks raisins, apples, green tea versus white, and ordinary carrots against baby carrots. Speaking of tea, which is better for your stomach – plain old black tea or Earl Grey? Which tea has even more antioxidants than green tea? How does the average breakfast compare to a berry-based smoothie in terms of antioxidant power? Which vegetable has the most nitrates? Which fruit is actually healthier as a juice?

We hear how awful many sweeteners are, but which two are actually good for us? Chocolate is chock full of sugar and fat, but there is a healthy way to get the flavonoid phytonutrients: cocoa powder. What should we eat to detox? And what about dietary sources of AGEs, which may accelerate the aging process? Find it all out here on!

See also the related blog post: The Best Foods: test your nutrition knowledge

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