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Chemistry and Biochemistry of Dietary Polyphenols
  • R. Tsao
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nutrients
  • 1 December 2010
Polyphenols are the biggest group of phytochemicals, and many of them have been found in plant-based foods. Polyphenol-rich diets have been linked to many health benefits. This paper is intended toExpand
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Phenolic acid profiles and antioxidant activities of wheat bran extracts and the effect of hydrolysis conditions
Abstract Four different types of wheat bran were extracted and analyzed for phenolic acids using the Folin–Ciocalteu method and HPLC. The extracts and their hydrolysis products were also evaluatedExpand
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Polyphenolic profiles in eight apple cultivars using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC).
Polyphenolic compounds of apple may play an important role in physiologic functions related to human health. Different polyphenolics may have varied biological activities including antioxidantExpand
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Polyphenol composition and total antioxidant capacity of selected apple genotypes for processing
The phenolic composition, concentration and total antioxidant capacity (TAC) were determined in the flesh and peel of eight advanced cider apple breeding lines and cultivars to be used for ciderExpand
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Phenolic profiles of 20 Canadian lentil cultivars and their contribution to antioxidant activity and inhibitory effects on α-glucosidase and pancreatic lipase.
Phenolic extracts from 20 Canadian lentil cultivars (Lens culinaris) were evaluated for total phenolic contents and composition, antioxidant activities (DPPH, FRAP, ORAC), and inhibitory propertiesExpand
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Antimicrobial activity of essential oils and structurally related synthetic food additives towards selected pathogenic and beneficial gut bacteria
  • W. Si, J. Gong, +5 authors Z. Du
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of applied microbiology
  • 1 February 2006
Aims:  To assess the potential of essential oils and structurally related synthetic food additives in reducing bacterial pathogens in swine intestinal tract.
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Dietary polyphenols, oxidative stress and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects
Phenolic compounds including phenolic acids, flavonoids and proanthocyanidins are widely distributed in plants as a protective mechanism against biotic and abiotic stresses. Fruits, vegetables,Expand
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Which polyphenolic compounds contribute to the total antioxidant activities of apple?
The antioxidant activities of eight apple cultivars were studied by using the ferric reducing/antioxidant power (FRAP), the beta-carotene-linoleic acid model system (beta-CLAMS), and theExpand
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Separation procedures for naturally occurring antioxidant phytochemicals.
  • R. Tsao, Zeyuan Deng
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical…
  • 5 December 2004
Phytochemicals in fruits, vegetables, spices and traditional herbal medicinal plants have been found to play protective roles against many human chronic diseases including cancer and cardiovascularExpand
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Synergistic, additive, and antagonistic effects of food mixtures on total antioxidant capacities.
Different foods possess different bioactive compounds with varied antioxidant capacities. When foods are consumed together, the total antioxidant capacity of food mixtures may be modified viaExpand
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