Health Tips: Used Coffee Grounds Rich Source of Antioxidants

Used coffee grounds are already pressed into service for plant food, insect repellent, and other homespun uses, and scientists are adding another application as used grounds may be a valuable resource for production of dietary supplements. According to a new report in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, used coffee grounds are a rich source of healthful antioxidant substances. The writers note that after the antioxidants are extracted, the grounds can still be used for fertilizer.