Lipid Oxidation and Damage

Whereas intake of quercetin from black current and apple juice appears to increase protein oxidation, it decreases plasma malondialdehyde concentration, a marker of lipid oxidation. Isoprostanes, which are specific and sensitive markers of lipid peroxidation, are not different after consumption of a high-flavonoid or low-flavonoid diet, after consumption of green or black tea, or after consumption of black tea and hot water. Similarly, there is little change in urinary isoprostane excretion after supplementation of dark chocolate and cocoa or after consumption of red and white wine (although dealcoholized wine does decrease urinary isoprostane).

Food Allergies

Food Allergies

Peanuts can leave you breathless. Cat dander can lead to itchy eyes, a stuffy nose, coughing and sneezing. And most of us have suffered through those seasonal allergies with horrible pollen counts. Learn more...

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