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ORAC – Oxygen radical absorbance capacity

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Oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) is a method of measuring antioxidant capacities in biological samples.


A wide variety of foods has been tested using this method, with certain spicesberries and legumes rated highly in extensive tables.”>New Study Shows Moringa Oleifera Scores Highest Antioxidant Content in Food

June 28, 2012

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NEWTOWN, CiReach/ — In an independent test, Moringa oleifera scored the highest in antioxidant content of any food yet discovered. Beating the record-holding acai berry by over a 50% margin, Moringa Source Moringa oleifera leaf powder measured over 157,000 umoles using the Oxidant Radicals Absorbent Capacity (ORAC) system of measurement developed by the National Institute of Health’s National Institute for Aging.

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