Antioxidant activity of food constituents: an overview

There has been growing interest in research into the role of plant-derived antioxidants in food and human health

İlhami Gülçin

2011

Scholarcy highlights

  • There has been growing interest in research into the role of plant-derived antioxidants in food and human health
  • The beneficial influence of many foodstuffs and beverages including fruits, vegetables, tea, coffee, and cacao on human health has been recently recognized to originate from their antioxidant activity
  • The general antioxidant aspects of main food components were discussed by a number of methods which are currently used for detection of antioxidant properties food components
  • The second general section is some definitions of the main antioxidant methods commonly used for determination of antioxidant activity of components in the foodstuffs and beverages
  • Bortolomeazzi R, Verardo G, Liessi A, Calle A Formation of dehydrodiisoeugenol and dehydrodieugenol from the reaction of isoeugenol and eugenol with DPPH radical and their role in the radical scavenging activity

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