Nuttin' But the Best
By Kathie Canning
Fruit and nuts add flavor and health benefits to bakery and snack offerings.
From comfort foods such as blueberry muffins and banana-nut bread to newfangled delights such as cranberry-apple breakfast cookies and macadamia nut pancakes, fruit and nuts are bakery and snack-filling favorites. These popular ingredients not only add flavor, color and texture to foods, but they also serve up impressive health benefits.
|The following fruit and nuts boast the highest antioxidant levels, according to a recent study performed by Norweigan and U.S. scientists:*|
|Fruit or Nut||Antioxidant Content (mmol/100 g)|
|* Halvorsen et al., The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2006.|