A number of epidemiological studies indicated that dietary factors may influence the development of cancer and degenerative pathologies, including cardiovascular diseases and cataract. In this respect, it is well documented that daily consumption of vegetables is associated with a lowered risk of these diseases.1 Polyphenols are bioactive substances which are widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom of the Mediterranean diet, such as fruit, vegetables, red wine, and olive oil. The most recent data on the nutritional value of human fruits

Biological effects of hydroxytyrosol, a polyphenol from olive oil endowed with antioxidant activity

D'ANGELO, Stefania;GALLETTI, Patrizia
1999

Abstract

A number of epidemiological studies indicated that dietary factors may influence the development of cancer and degenerative pathologies, including cardiovascular diseases and cataract. In this respect, it is well documented that daily consumption of vegetables is associated with a lowered risk of these diseases.1 Polyphenols are bioactive substances which are widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom of the Mediterranean diet, such as fruit, vegetables, red wine, and olive oil. The most recent data on the nutritional value of human fruits
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