Inhibitory effects of kiwifruit extract on human platelet aggregation and plasma angiotensin-converting enzyme activity.

@article{Dizdarevic2014InhibitoryEO,
  title={Inhibitory effects of kiwifruit extract on human platelet aggregation and plasma angiotensin-converting enzyme activity.},
  author={Lili L Dizdarevic and Dipankar Biswas and M D Main Uddin and Aud J\orgenesen and Eva Falch and Nasser Ezzathkah Bastani and Asim K Duttaroy},
  journal={Platelets},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={567-75}
}
Previous human studies suggest that supplementation with kiwifruits lowers several cardiovascular risk factors such as platelet hyperactivity, blood pressure and plasma lipids. The cardiovascular health benefit of fruit and vegetables is usually attributed to the complex mixture of phytochemicals therein; however, kiwifruit's cardioprotective factors are not well studied. In this study, we investigated the effects of kiwifruit extract on human blood platelet aggregation and plasma angiotensin… CONTINUE READING
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