Jean Carper has written a column called “Eat Smart” for 15 years, and the last weekly edition appeared recently in USA Weekend.
In it, she offered several “parting tips,” including one urging readers to seek out foods rich in antioxidants. We quote:
“Piles of evidence show that antioxidant-packed spinach, broccoli, pomegranate juice, dark chocolate, garlic, onions, tea, coffee, purple grapes, red wine and the spice turmeric cut disease risk.”
Added Carper: “Eat at least five, but preferably nine, servings of fruits and vegetables every day.”
We’re going to miss Carper’s thoughtful wisdom in the Sunday paper…