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Antioxidants – the case for fruit and vegetables in the diet

Catherine Rice‐Evans (Professor of Biochemistry at the Free Radical Research Group, UMDS, Guy′s Hospital, London)
Nicholas J. Miller (Honorary Senior Lecturer at UMDS, Guy′s Hospital, London)

British Food Journal

ISSN: 0007-070X

Article publication date: 1 October 1995

Abstract

Compelling chemical, biochemical, clinical and epidemiological evidence supports the view that the antioxidant nutrients exert vital contributions towards the prevention or delayed onset of cancer and cardiovascular disease. The presence of antioxidants in fruit, vegetables, tea and red wine may help to explain why their presence in the diet is associated with reduced incidence of heart disease and cancer.

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Rice‐Evans, C. and Miller, N.J. (1995), "Antioxidants – the case for fruit and vegetables in the diet", British Food Journal, Vol. 97 No. 9, pp. 35-40. https://doi.org/10.1108/00070709510100163

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