Golden raisins versus sun-dried versus currants for antioxidant content.
Choosing the most antioxidant-packed carrots, onions, and lettuce.
Which is healthier—raisins or currants? Currants in this country are typically just tiny raisins, but made from a different type of grape. How many think raisins are healthier? How many currants? The correct answer is currants, which are made from champagne grapes, rather than their wimpier green counterparts. And since grape skins are the healthiest part of seedless grapes, smaller grapes and raisins tend to be healthier because there’s more surface area, more skin per volume.
To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring watch the above video. This is just an approximation of the audio contributed by Dianne Moore.
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M. J. Puglisi, U. Vaishnav, S. Shrestha, M. Torres-Gonzalez, R. J. Wood, J. S. Volek, and M. L. Fernandez. Raisins and additional walking have distinct effects on plasma lipids and inflammatory cytokines. Lipids Health Dis, 7:14, 2008.
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For more context, check out my associated blog posts: Stool Size and Breast Cancer Risk and Amla: Indian gooseberries vs. cancer, diabetes, and cholesterol.
Up to 90% of the nutritional value is lost when we choose fruit juice rather than the whole fruit.
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