Evaluation of cardiovascular protective effect of different apple varieties - Correlation of response with composition.

@article{Serra2012EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of cardiovascular protective effect of different apple varieties - Correlation of response with composition.},
  author={Ana Teresa Serra and Jo{\~a}o Rocha and Bruno Sepodes and Ana A Matias and Rodrigo Pedro Feliciano and Agostinho de Carvalho and Maria Ros{\'a}rio Bronze and Catarina M. M. Duarte and Maria Eduardo Figueira},
  journal={Food chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={135 4},
  pages={2378-86}
}
Epidemiological evidence supports the concept that diets rich in fruits and vegetables promote health and attenuate or delay the onset of cardiovascular disease (CVD). In particular, a reduced risk of CVD has been associated with apple consumption, probably due to the cholesterol-lowering effect of the main bioactive compounds, namely fibre and polyphenols. In this work, the effect of diet supplementation with 20% of three Portuguese apple cultivars (Bravo de Esmolfe, Malápio Serra and Golden… CONTINUE READING

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