Polyphenols and prevention of cardiovascular diseases

@article{Manach2005PolyphenolsAP,
  title={Polyphenols and prevention of cardiovascular diseases},
  author={Claudine Manach and Andrzej Mazur and Augustin Scalbert},
  journal={Current Opinion in Lipidology},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={77–84}
}
Purpose of review Polyphenols are the most abundant dietary antioxidants and research on their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases has developed quickly over these last few years. This paper reviews the recent studies on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases by polyphenols, focusing on human studies. Recent findings A large number of recent intervention studies have shown that several biomarkers of cardiovascular risk are influenced by the consumption of polyphenol-rich foods… 
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