Mechanisms of action of antioxidants as exemplified in vegetables, tomatoes and tea.

@article{Weisburger1999MechanismsOA,
  title={Mechanisms of action of antioxidants as exemplified in vegetables, tomatoes and tea.},
  author={John h. Weisburger},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 9-10},
  pages={943-8}
}
Most chronic diseases, including coronary heart disease and many types of cancer depend on the in vivo conversion of cellular macromolecules or of carcinogens to specific reactive, oxidized forms. For that reason, health promoting nutrition involves the daily intake of five to 10 vegetables and fruits, fruit juices, red wine and tea that are rich sources of micronutrients with antioxidant properties, including the antioxidant vitamins C, E and beta-carotene. Tomatoes contain lycopene, a stable… CONTINUE READING
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