Effect of raisin consumption on oxidative stress and inflammation in obesity.

  title={Effect of raisin consumption on oxidative stress and inflammation in obesity.},
  author={Janet Walberg Rankin and Margie C Andreae and C-Y Oliver Chen and Sean F O'Keefe},
  journal={Diabetes, obesity & metabolism},
  volume={10 11},
AIM Oxidative stress can initiate increased inflammation that elevates risk for cardiovascular disease. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of daily consumption of raisins on markers of oxidative stress, inflammation and endothelial activation in response to an acute high-fat meal in overweight individuals. METHODS Seventeen overweight men and women consumed 90 g raisins or isocaloric placebo (264 kcal/day) for 14 days in a randomized, crossover design while following a… CONTINUE READING


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