U.S. and Thai researchers have found that adding alcohol to colored fruit boosts its natural antioxidant level. According to a Reuter's story, the scientists "accidentally" discovered the effects while trying different ways to preserve strawberries for shipment.
Ethanol, a type of alcohol found in rum, vodka, tequila, and other spirits, boosted the antioxident levels in strawberries and blackberries, but the scientists theorize that it should work for any colorful fruit.
One can only assume that they'll be looking for a large grant to continue their research.
Read the story at Yahoo News