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  • Shame on you

    12/25/2012 8:24:26 AM PST · by ABrit · 142 replies
    Me | Christmas Day 2012 | Me
    Shame on you not Free Republic. Delete any mention of things that you're afraid of instead of proper debate. You're frit. Yellow.
  • Ripe Fruit Contains Highly Active Antioxidants

    11/10/2007 7:32:17 PM PST · by saganite · 28 replies · 52+ views
    ScienceDaily ^ | (Nov. 10, 2007) | staff
    Fall, the season of colors: Leaves turn red, yellow, and brown. The disappearance of the color green and the simultaneous appearance of these other colors are also signs of ripening fruit. A team led by Bernhard Kräutler at the University of Innsbruck has now determined that the breakdown of chlorophyll in ripening apples and pears produces the same decomposition products as those in brightly colored leaves. As the researchers report in the journal Angewandte Chemie, these colorless decomposition products, called nonfluorescing chlorophyll catabolytes (NCC), are highly active antioxidants—making them potentially very healthy. The beautifully colored leaves of fall are a...