Identification of anthocyanins in the liver, eye, and brain of blueberry-fed pigs.

Abstract

Dietary intervention with anthocyanins may confer benefits in brain function, including vision. Research to date indicates that animals have only a limited capacity to absorb anthocyanins, compared to other types of flavonoids. Pigs, which are a suitable model for human digestive absorption, were used to examine the deposition of anthocyanins in tissues… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/jf071998l

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