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Cranberries' Antioxidant Level Tops List in USDA Report
Date:1/30/2008

Fruit of the bog outshines 19 commonly eaten fruits for the antioxidant advantage

WAREHAM, Mass., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest Agricultural Research Service Report from USDA, containing the results of the most comprehensive analysis of antioxidants in foods, shows cranberries score among the highest of all common fruits on the antioxidant scale (http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=15866).

The report includes antioxidant values for a wide variety of foods, which are measured by their Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity, or ORAC value. With 9584 ORAC units per 100 grams of fresh fruit, cranberries have the highest antioxidant capacity when compared to 19 common fruits.

Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity

(ORAC) of Selected Foods - 2007

U.S. Department of Agriculture

FRUIT ORAC

USDA 2007

Cranberry 9584

Blueberry 6552

Plum 6259

Blackberry 5347

Raspberry 4882

Strawberry 3577

Cherry 3365

Apple 3082

Pear 2941

Avocado 1933

Orange, navel 1819

Peach 1814

Tangerine 1620

Grape, red 1260

Grapefruit 1238

Kiwifruit 1210

Grape, green 1118

Apricot 1115

Mango 1002

Banana 879

Nectarine 750

Pineapple 562

Honeydew 241

Watermelon 142

The chart above shows cranberries score the highest

of all common fruits on the antioxidant scale at 9584 ORAC

units per 100 g as reported in the recently updated USDA

ORAC report.

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