Sources of natural phenolic antioxidants

  title={Sources of natural phenolic antioxidants},
  author={Boskou Dimitrios},
  journal={Trends in Food Science and Technology},
  • B. Dimitrios
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Chemistry
  • Trends in Food Science and Technology
An important field of research today is the control of ‘redox’ status with the properties of food and food components. Natural antioxidants present in the diet increase the resistance toward oxidative damages and they may have a substantial impact on human health. Dietary antioxidants such as ascorbates, tocopherols and carotenoids are well known and there is a surplus of publications related to their role in health. Plant phenols have not been completely studied because of the complexity of… 

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