Serum antioxidant capacity is increased by consumption of strawberries, spinach, red wine or vitamin C in elderly women.

@article{Cao1998SerumAC,
  title={Serum antioxidant capacity is increased by consumption of strawberries, spinach, red wine or vitamin C in elderly women.},
  author={Guohua Cao and Robert Russell and N Lischner and Ronald L. Prior},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1998},
  volume={128 12},
  pages={2383-90}
}
It is often assumed that antioxidant nutrients contribute to the protection afforded by fruits, vegetables, and red wine against diseases of aging. However, the effect of fruit, vegetable and red wine consumption on the overall antioxidant status in human is unclear. In this study we investigated the responses in serum total antioxidant capacity following comsumption of strawberries (240 g), spinach (294 g), red wine (300 ml) or vitamin C (1250 mg) in eight elderly women. Total antioxidant… CONTINUE READING
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