Seasonal Antioxidant Support

You're always looking for the next superfruit to provide antioxidant support for high-intensity efforts in the gym. Look around the table at your next holiday feast and you're likely to find cranberries in one form or another. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, cranberries rank very high in antioxidant content, which the agency measures on the ORAC scale (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity). Cranberries scored a 1,750 ORAC rating compared to 700 for oranges and 1,250 for raspberries.

The Bigger Picture: If you're hosting one or more holiday meals, find a recipe for using cranberries that doesn't blunt its potential with tons of sugar. If you do your homework, you'll find delicious and nutritious ways to prepare many natural whole foods that won't wreck havoc on your dialed in diet.
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