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In recent years, it has become increasingly important to study the beneficial properties of derivatives of grapes and grapevine. The objective of this study was to determine the antioxidant activity of Vitis labrusca leaf extracts, comparing conventional and organic grapevines, in different brain areas of rats. We used male Wistar rats treated with… (More)
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Our objective was to evaluate the effect of chronic gestational treatment and post-breast feeding with purple grape juice on the biochemical parameters in offspring of dams. We used 40 male offspring from 14 Wistar rats which received purple grape juice or water by gavage daily for 42 days at a dose of 7 microliters/g. The offspring were divided into groups… (More)
Acai has been used by the population due to its high nutritional value and its benefits to health, such as its antioxidant properties. The aim of this study was to evaluate the protective effect of acai frozen pulp on oxidative stress parameters in cerebral cortex, hippocampus and cerebellum of Wistar rats treated with carbon tetrachloride (CCl4). Thirty… (More)