April 22, 2007

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Good news for tipsy health-conscious folks!

Scientists trying to find a way to keep strawberries fresh during storage discovered an interesting fact:

Adding ethanol — the type of alcohol found in rum, vodka, tequila and other spirits — boosted the antioxidant nutrients in strawberries and blackberries, the researchers found.

Look out, strawberry season. Here come rum and vodka. If you can’t wait the length of time it takes me to “invent” a drink, a strawberry margarita will probably tide you over. It’s the only healthy thing to do.

Posted by James at April 22, 2007 2:00 PM
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Well dang! Science rocks. Did I ever mention how much I love researchers?

Posted by: Cindy at April 22, 2007 11:33 PM

Now, to get some mixologists involved!

Posted by: James at April 23, 2007 7:05 AM

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