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Dr. Vincent Candrawinata – brilliant problem solver, rising media player here and abroad – is a molecular nutritionist with a TED talk that prompted many comments about how handsome he is.

His technique for extracting high potency phenolic antioxidants from apples using no chemicals – the basis of his PhD earned at the age of 25 – may or may not solve the problems associated with antioxidant supplements.

A clinical trial is in the works to fully establish whether his commercial marketing of “the world’s most potent dietary antioxidant” – developed in concert with the University of Newcastle and the NSW Department of Primary Industries – will live up to claims well hyped in media reports.

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