Antioxidant activity of various teas against free radicals and LDL oxidation

@article{Ohmori2005AntioxidantAO,
  title={Antioxidant activity of various teas against free radicals and LDL oxidation},
  author={Reiko Ohmori and Tamami Iwamoto and Motomi Tago and Tadakazu Takeo and Tomonori Unno and Hiroshige Itakura and Kazuo Kondo},
  journal={Lipids},
  year={2005},
  volume={40},
  pages={849-853}
}
Tea is a widely consumed beverage throughout the world. We assessed the antioxidant activity of six teas, including the aqueous extracts of green tea and oolong tea (Camellia sinensis), tochu (Eucommia ulmoides), Gymnema sylvestre, Japanese mugwort (Artemisia princeps), and barley (Hordeum vulgare), against 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radicals and LDL oxidation, and examined the association of LDL oxidizability with the plasma catechin levels in 10 healthy volunteers with a single dose… CONTINUE READING
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