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What food,herb,supplement etc.., has the highest top ten

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what food,herb,supplement etc.., has the highest top ten ORAC value per gram ?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Homeopathy
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 10 months ago.

Here is a list already prepared:

http://superfoodly.com/orac-values/

Best regards,

Schuyler

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have seen other list where Chaga is the highest can you explain the discrepancies that is occured when discribing ORAC
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
example of this is http://www.eartherbs.com/index.php?page=83
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 10 months ago.

Yes, different people do the measurement differently, and it is rarely the exact same thing twice. Just one analysis can cost $80K, so you can understand that they aren't run all that often. Also, anything biological is going to vary from batch to batch. If you analyze 100 different Granny Smith apples from different farms, you are going to get 100 different results.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
at 100 grams the 36,000 is at 1 gram please find me more information on Chaga ORAC and send it to me in links and the top three you have at this ORAC level
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
some more links ABOUT THE ORAC OF THESE THREEFood ORAC Value
Astaxanthin Supplements (Isolated From Microalgae)(###) ###-####Sumac Bran, Raw
312400
Ground Cloves Spice
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 10 months ago.

Sorry, there are no absolute definitive sites where that information can be determined. There has been a lot of hype about ORAC and everyone wants to claim that something different is "tops."

I will opt out since this question has no scientific answer. The question is now open to all experts.

Best regards,

Schuyler

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