Effect of lycopene-enriched olive and argan oils upon lipid serum parameters in Wistar rats.


BACKGROUND Lycopene has the highest antioxidant activity within carotenoids and is an effective free radical scavenger. Virgin olive oil (VOO) and argan oil (AO) contain trace amounts of a wide variety of phytochemicals which have desirable nutritional properties. The present study intended to assess the effect of various dietary VOO and AO in combination… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.6638