Health benefits of nuts: potential role of antioxidants.

@article{Blomhoff2006HealthBO,
  title={Health benefits of nuts: potential role of antioxidants.},
  author={Rune Blomhoff and Monica Hauger Carlsen and Lene Frost Andersen and David R. Jacobs},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 Suppl 2},
  pages={S52-60}
}
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and minimally refined cereals is associated with lower risk for chronic degenerative diseases. Since oxidative stress is common in chronic degenerative disease, it has been assumed that dietary antioxidants may explain this protective effect. Every dietary plant contains numerous types of antioxidants with different properties. Many of these antioxidants cooperate in oxidative stress reduction in plants, and we hypothesize that many different antioxidants may… CONTINUE READING

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