amp up your antioxidants

by Diane Lofshult on Apr 29, 2009

Food for Thought

Here’s a simple and easy way to ramp up your daily supply of antioxidants: squeeze some citrus fruit juice into every cup or glass of green tea you drink. According to one study, adding lemon juice to tea significantly promotes better absorption of the antioxidants during digestion. In other words, you want to use that lemon wedge that’s affixed to the side of your iced-tea glass—it’s not simply decorative!

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Diane Lofshult

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Diane Lofshult is an award-winning freelance author who specializes in nutrition and weight management topics. She is the founder of In Other Words, an editorial consulting firm based in Solana Beach, California. Reach her at