Daily consumption of apple, pear and orange juice differently affects plasma lipids and antioxidant capacity of smoking and non-smoking adults.

@article{AlvarezParrilla2010DailyCO,
  title={Daily consumption of apple, pear and orange juice differently affects plasma lipids and antioxidant capacity of smoking and non-smoking adults.},
  author={Emilio Alvarez-Parrilla and Laura A de la Rosa and Patricia Legarreta and Laura Saenz and Joaqu{\'i}n Rodrigo-Garc{\'i}a and Gustavo A Gonzalez-Aguilar},
  journal={International journal of food sciences and nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={61 4},
  pages={369-80}
}
Epidemiological studies have shown an inverse correlation between a fruit and vegetable-rich diet and cardiovascular diseases; this beneficial effect of fruits and vegetables is probably due to the presence of antioxidant phytochemicals. In contrast, cigarette smoking is a high risk factor for lung and heart diseases, associated with chronic oxidative stress. In the present study, the effect of the consumption of a pear, an apple and 200 ml orange juice, during 26 days, on total plasma… CONTINUE READING

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