Hypochlorous acid scavenging properties of local mediterranean plant foods

  title={Hypochlorous acid scavenging properties of local mediterranean plant foods},
  author={Sebastian Schaffer and Gunter P Eckert and Walter E. M{\"u}ller and Rafael Llorach and Diego Rivera and S. Grande and C. Galli and Francesco Visioli},
Oxidative modification of low density lipoprotein (LDL) is involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease, which are low in the Mediterranean area possibly due to a high dietary proportion of plant food. Ethanolic extracts were prepared from more than 120 Mediterranean edible plants collected in remote areas (which maintain their tradional diet) and their antioxidant potential was studied. Extracts derived from Agaricus campestris, Cyana cardunculus, Thymus… CONTINUE READING


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