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Author Topic: Sweet Potatoes: Science Improves an Already Great Thing  (Read 739 times)
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« on: August 20, 2012, 02:15:44 PM »

"Electrifying Success in Raising Antioxidant Levels in Sweet Potatoes

ScienceDaily (Aug. 20, 2012) — Already ranked by some as number one in nutrition among all vegetables, the traditional sweet potato can be nutritionally supercharged ― literally ― with a simple, inexpensive electric current treatment that increases its content of healthful polyphenols or antioxidants by 60 percent, scientists said at a conference in Philadelphia August 20.


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120820152104.htm


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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2012, 02:31:43 PM »

I would love to know the thought process that compelled somebody to run electric current through a potato.

Was there a specific hypothesis?
Or was it more of a "Let's see what happens, Beavis" kind of thing?
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2012, 03:58:24 PM »

I would love to know the thought process that compelled somebody to run electric current through a potato.

Was there a specific hypothesis?
Or was it more of a "Let's see what happens, Beavis" kind of thing?

"heh heh hehhh...yeah Sweet Potatoes rule... they RULE!"- Signed, the Great Cornholio
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2012, 04:54:37 PM »

"heh heh hehhh...yeah Sweet Potatoes rule... they RULE!"- Signed, the Great Cornholio


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