Sunday, September 14, 2008

A Semi-random Thought

I wonder if Orac of Respectful Insolence(TM) knows that he shares his name with a commonly cited assay used by woo-meisters to promote the health benefits of their products?

Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) is a method of measuring antioxidant capacities of different foods...correlation between the high antioxidant capacity of fruits and vegetables, and the positive impact of diets high in fruits and vegetables, is believed to play an important role in the free-radical theory of aging.

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