Red Delicious: King of the Apple Orchard?
More Antioxidants Than 7 Other Apple Varieties, Canadian Study Shows
Building a Better Apple?
Two polyphenols -- procyanidin B2 and epicatechin -- were the most important
individual antioxidants in apples, according to the study.
Quercetin -- the antioxidant from last November's rat Alzheimer's study --
wasn't a top-ranked apple component. Red onions are a better source of
Tsao's findings could lead to the breeding of hybrid apples that maximize
antioxidants, says the news release. Of course, taste will always be