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Author(s): Faria, Ana
Monteiro, Rosário
Azevedo, Isabel
Calhau, Conceição
Title: Comment on Safety and Antioxidant Activity of aPomegranate Ellagitannin-Enriched PolyphenolDietary Supplement in Overweight Individuals withIncreased Waist Size
Issue Date: 2008
Abstract: For researchers, it is a most interesting and rewardingexperience to confirm the effects and discover the mechanismsof the health-enhancing power of traditionally valued foods. Nodoubt pomegranate fruit is such an asset. In the paper by Heberand collaborators (1), recently published in this journal, antioxidantproperties, corresponding to a decrease of plasmathiobarbituric acid reactive substances after 4 weeks of dailyingestion of 1000 mg of a pomegranate ellagitannin-enrichedpolyphenol extract have been described. These results confirmpreviousreports of the antioxidant potential of pomegranate (2-4)not only in Vitro but also in ViVo, in mice and in humans(5). (...)
Subject: Outras ciências médicas
Other medical sciences
Scientific areas: Ciências médicas e da saúde::Outras ciências médicas
Medical and Health sciences::Other medical sciences
Document Type: Artigo em Revista Científica Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
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