ORAC measures the capability of antioxidants in food and beverages. Matcha scores up to 1,573 units.
ORAC Scores of top antioxidant foods in ORAC units per gram (1)
ORAC = Oxygen Radical Absorbing Capacity
Dark Chocolate: 227
Wild blueberries: 93
Acai berries: 60
(1)Source: Lipophilic and Hydrophilic Antioxidant Capacities of Common Foods in the United States, Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry 2004, 52, 4026-4037 // ORAC Analysis on Matcha Green Tea: Brunswick Laboratories
The analysis is based on AIYA’s Matcha Hikari