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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 4 (2019)

Antioxidants: Dietary scavengers in lifestyle diseases

Author(s): Sweta Goyal and Tarvinder Jeet Kaur
Abstract: Many researchers have reviewed the involvement of free radicals in the development of life style diseases like diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, cataract, ageing, neurodegenerative diseases etc. Antioxidant plays an important role in preventing these degenerative diseases by scavenging free radicals. Antioxidant from exogenous sources are necessary to have as endogenous antioxidant defenses like superoxide dismutases, metal binding protein, H2O2 removing enzymes are inadequate to prevent these diseases. Considering all this, the review article presents the research conducted by various researchers on dietary sources of antioxidants and their benefits in preventing life style diseases.
Pages: 96-102  |  438 Views  22 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sweta Goyal, Tarvinder Jeet Kaur. Antioxidants: Dietary scavengers in lifestyle diseases. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(4):96-102.
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