Antioxidant nutrients and disease prevention: an overview.

  • Amelia Diplock
  • Published 1991 in The American journal of clinical nutrition


Interest in free radical events has stimulated speculation that their disorder may be involved in a number of diseases. The reduction of dioxygen to water involves several active intermediates. The control of this depends on the integrity of an enzymatic system that requires adequate intake of selenium, copper, zinc, and manganese; if their level of intake… (More)


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