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Consume spinach as a smoothie to maximize the antioxidant lutein
eMediNexus,  24 December 2018
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Eat your spinach in the form of a smoothie or juice, suggests a new study from Sweden published Dec. 21, 2018 in the journal Food Chemistry. Researchers say that this is the best way to obtain the antioxidant lutein in finished food, which is found in high amounts in green leafy vegetables. Lutein is degraded by heat.Heating time is important when spinach is boiled. The longer it is boiled, the less lutein the spinach retains.
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