Consumption of vegetables reduces genetic damage in humans: first results of a human intervention trial with carotenoid-rich foods.

@article{PoolZobel1997ConsumptionOV,
  title={Consumption of vegetables reduces genetic damage in humans: first results of a human intervention trial with carotenoid-rich foods.},
  author={Beatrice Louise Pool-Zobel and Achim Bub and Harald M{\"u}ller and Ingrid Wollowski and Gerhard Rechkemmer},
  journal={Carcinogenesis},
  year={1997},
  volume={18 9},
  pages={
          1847-50
        }
}
A human intervention study with vegetable products has been performed in twenty three healthy, non smoking males aged 27-40. It was the aim of the study to assess whether consumption of vegetables containing different carotenoids could protect against DNA damage and oxidative DNA damage. The subjects consumed their normal diets, but abstained from vegetables high in carotenoids throughout the study period. After a 2 week depletion period, they received daily 330 ml tomato juice with 40 mg… Expand
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