Low-Fat Granola With Raisins

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Low-Fat Granola With Raisins described in ORAC units is: 2,294 μ mol TE/100g.


For some reason granola is often touted as being an uber-healthy breakfast or snack but the facts portray a different story. For starters, the amount of antioxidants in granola is by no means noteworthy. Secondly, because it is baked to a golden crisp, a substance known as acrylamide forms and that is suspected as possibly being a carcinogen.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010