Supplementation with a pine bark extract rich in polyphenols increases plasma antioxidant capacity and alters the plasma lipoprotein profile

@article{Devaraj2002SupplementationWA,
  title={Supplementation with a pine bark extract rich in polyphenols increases plasma antioxidant capacity and alters the plasma lipoprotein profile},
  author={Sridevi Devaraj and Sonia Vega-L{\'o}pez and Nalini Kaul and Frank Schoenlau and Peter Rohdewald and Ishwarlal Jialal},
  journal={Lipids},
  year={2002},
  volume={37},
  pages={931-934}
}
Pycnogenol® (PYC), an extract of French maritime pine bark (Pinus pinaster), is a potent antioxidant with potential health benefits. Its bioavailabilty has previously been shown by urinary excretion studies of constituents and metabolites of PYC. The aim of this study was to test the effect of PYC supplementation on measures of oxidative stress and the lipid profile in humans. Twenty-five healthy subjects received PYC (150 mg/d) for 6 wk. Fasting blood was collected at baseline, after 3 and 6… CONTINUE READING
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