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Lactic Acid Bacteria Mediated Phenolic Bioactive Modulation From Fruit Systems For Health Benefits, Chandrakant Ankolekar Feb 2013

Lactic Acid Bacteria Mediated Phenolic Bioactive Modulation From Fruit Systems For Health Benefits, Chandrakant Ankolekar

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Chronic oxidation linked diseases are on a rise and are one of the leading causes of death globally. Epidemiological evidence increasingly points towards consumption of fruits and vegetables as a preventive way to manage early stages of chronic oxidation linked diseases. Oxidation linked diseases are caused by excessive reactive oxygen species (ROS) generated by a disruption in cellular antioxidant homeostasis due to an overload of calories combined with stress, no excerise and a diet low in antioxidants. Phenolic compounds can not only act as antioxidants but also stimulate the activities of antioxidants enzyme through protective pathways which can help modulate ...