Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Bee Pollen High in Antioxidants

By Sam McManis, McClatchy News Service, 11/25/2008

Flavonols are the antioxidant property most associated with grapes' dietary benefits. Which of the three foods contain the most quercetin, believed to be the most potent flavonol?

a) red grapes
b) bee pollen
c) apples

- Answers: b (bee pollen, 31.78 mg quercetin per 100 mg; apples, 7.37; red grapes, 3.98)

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