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Polyphenolic phytochemicals – just antioxidants or much more?
on September 30, 2016
- Protects cells from oxidative stress, which leads to intracellular imbalanced DNA lesions (thus inhibiting DNA damage)
- Polyphenols reduce oxidative stress by antioxidant enzymes
- Polyphenols act as inflammatory modulatory agents by inhibiting the inflammatory signalling cascades
- Increases the cells' ability to scavenge ROS* produced in inflammatory processes.