Journal of Current Research in Food Science
2023, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A
The antioxidant effect of certain fruit and vegetables: A review
Author(s): Shinde ST and Dr. Pawar VS
Abstract: There are innumerable fruits and vegetables which are consumed for their nutrients or for their medicinal purposes. In recent times these fruits and vegetables have been shown to possess valuable antioxidants of great nutritional and therapeutic values. Antioxidants are an inhibitor of the process of oxidation, even at relatively small concentration and thus have diverse physiological role in the body. Antioxidants can eliminate free radicals and other reactive oxygen and nitrogen species, and these reactive species contribute to most chronic diseases. Dietary plants contain variable chemical families and amounts of antioxidants. Vegetables provide the body, an added source of antioxidants to fight against free radicals. Without the necessary intake of healthy vegetables, free radicals can spread and eventually lead to various types of cancer. This review discusses about antioxidant effect of fruit and vegetables.
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Shinde ST, Dr. Pawar VS. The antioxidant effect of certain fruit and vegetables: A review. J Curr Res Food Sci 2023;4(1):11-16.