Pick or mix

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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9th October, 2010
Question: It's been said the English don't get the antioxidant benefits from their tea because they add milk to it. If you turn your breakfast into a laboratory of chemicals, it seems even worse: fruit juice, cereal, bacon and eggs, milk and tea; there's a high chance of chemical reactions. I space out my breakfast - first juice, followed by cereal and milk, and then tea - to reduce interactions. Is this a good idea? Answer: Simple messages like "eat more fruit" belie the complex nature of nutritional science. It's no easy task to understand how the multitudes of chemicals ...

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