Eggplant is a beautiful vegetable with plenty of antioxidants like vitamins A and C, but also polyphenols, which protect our cells from damage. So what is the best way of preparing eggplants to maximize their polyphenol content? To answer this question, a recent study investigated 4 different cooking methods of eggplants, namely baking, boiling, frying, […]
As we know, tomato has lycopene, one of the most powerful natural antioxidants with many health benefits due to its capacity to fight free radicals and reduce the risk of developing a wide variety of (chronic) diseases, and even certain types of cancer. To compare, lycopene devours 10 times more free radicals than vitamin E!