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A review of the technological efficacy of some antioxidants and synergists.
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives.
by World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 138-144.
|Series||FAO nutrition meetings reports series ;, no. 50C, WHO food add., /3, WHO food additives series ;, 3.|
|LC Classifications||S401 .F63 no. 50C, TP371.42 .F63 no. 50C|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 144 p.|
|Number of Pages||144|
|LC Control Number||73180471|
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Review of the Technological Efficacy of Some Antioxidants and Synergists: Expert Commitee Meeting ReportAuthor: World Health Organisation. Title(s): A review of the technological efficacy of some antioxidants and synergists. Country of Publication: Switzerland Publisher: Geneva, World Health Organization, Description: iii, p.
Highlights Antioxidants and prooxidants have been intensively studied over the past few decades. Recently, controversy has intensified in this area due to conflicting results. Natural and synthetic antioxidants both have advantages and disadvantages. Many different methods are used to screen matrixes or to find specific antioxidants.
Due to some limitations, new methodologies are being by: The use of antioxidants is widespread throughout the rubber, plastics, food, oil and pharmaceutical industries.
This book brings together information generated from research in quite separate fields of biochemical science and technology, and integrates it on a basis of the common mechanisms of peroxidation and antioxidant action.
Antioxidants are man-made or natural substances that may prevent or delay some types of cell damage. Antioxidants are found in many foods, including fruits and vegetables. Also antioxidants are helpful in reducing protein oxidation as well as the interaction of lipid-derived carbonyls with proteins that leads to an alteration of protein function.
26 Natural antioxidants such as vitamin C, tocopherols along with herbal extracts like rosemary, sage and tea have already been commercialized to be used as alternatives Cited by: Very high doses of some antioxidants may have serious long-term effects. The Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET) study of patients with lung cancer found that smokers given supplements containing beta-carotene and vitamin A had increased rates of lung cancer.
Subsequent studies also confirmed these adverse effects. Multiple dietary antioxidants enhance the efficacy of standard and experimental cancer therapies and decrease their toxicity. Prasad KN(1). Author information: (1)Center for Vitamin and Cancer Research, Department of Radiology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, DenverUSA.
@ed by: These antioxidants include carotenoids, vitamins, phenols, flavonoids, dietary glutathione, and endogenous metabolites . Plant-derived antioxidants have been shown to function as singlet and triplet oxygen quenchers, free radical scavengers, peroxide decomposers, enzyme inhibitors, and synergists.
The most currentCited by: Contains new and expanded material on antioxidants in beverages and herbal products, nitric oxide and selenium, and the effect of vitamin C on cardiovascular disease and of lipoic acid on aging, hyperglycemia, and insulin resistance!Offering over contemporary references more than the previous edition-the Second Edition of the Handbook of Antioxidants is an up-to-the-minute.
antioxidant, substance that prevents or slows the breakdown of another substance by oxygen. Synthetic and natural antioxidants are used to slow the deterioration of gasoline and rubber, and such antioxidants as vitamin C (ascorbic acid), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) are added to foods (see food additives) to prevent them from becoming rancid or from.
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Passwater's book is one of the best I've seen when it comes to explaining the body's need for these antioxidants that are too limited in foods to do us enough good. He is clear and concise. This is a good reference book to own/5(4). Antioxidants Antioxidants are the substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals.
Antioxidants interact with and stabilize free radicals and may prevent some of the damage free radicals might otherwise cause. The antioxidants may be. of antioxidants has a synergetic effect and can be obtained naturally from fruits, vegetables, herbs, teas, legumes and whole grain cereals.
Table 1 reveals some main food sources of antioxidants that are needed in the body to scavenge the effects of free radicals. Antioxidants and skin aging Antioxidants neutralize these damaging free radicals by. Some antioxidants provide increased protection with increasing concentration, while others have optimal levels after which higher levels exert prooxidant effects Moure 16 () reported that there is a general trend for AA to increase with the concentration of the antioxidant up to a certain limit, depending on the antioxidant.
Based on the review, supplementation of antioxidants such as Vitamin E, C, alpha-lipoic acid, and selenium shows their hypoglycemic and hepatoprotective effect, but some of the studies hav e been. This book provides state-of-the-art discussion of natural antioxidants from dietary sources, their occurrence, health effects, chemistry, and methodologies.
The book summarizes data on the occurrence of antioxidative compounds in cereals and legumes, oilseeds, herbs and spices, vegetables, teas, muscle foods, and other commodities.
The antioxidant vitamins and enzymes also are thoroughly 2/5(1). synergist[′sinər‚jist] (anatomy) A muscle that assists a prime mover muscle in performing a specific action. (materials) A material that enhances the effect of another material so that when they are combined the total effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects.
Synergist (1) In anatomy and physiology, a muscle (or group of muscles.Antioxidants in food provides a review of the functional role of antioxidants and discusses how they can be effectively exploited by the food industry. Part one of the book looks at antioxidants and food stability with chapters on the development of oxidative rancidity in foods, methods for inhibiting oxidation and ways of measuring antioxidant.See all supplements antioxidants A good approach to understand the true meaning of antioxidants in nutrition, not to mention the chemistry and biology can be to trace their history and the evolution of scientific thought that has highlighted the possible benefits and has been also the basis of undue exaggeration.
Antioxidants have been used for the first time in the nineteenth century in the.