Nutrients 2013, 5(10), 3779-3827; doi:10.3390/nu5103779
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Polyphenols: Benefits to the Cardiovascular System in Health and in Aging

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Received: 15 April 2013; in revised form: 25 July 2013 / Accepted: 4 August 2013 / Published: 26 September 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polyphenols and Human Health)
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Abstract: Numerous studies have demonstrated the importance of naturally occurring dietary polyphenols in promoting cardiovascular health and emphasized the significant role these compounds play in limiting the effects of cellular aging. Polyphenols such as resveratrol, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), and curcumin have been acknowledged for having beneficial effects on cardiovascular health, while some have also been shown to be protective in aging. This review highlights the literature surrounding this topic on the prominently studied and documented polyphenols as pertaining to cardiovascular health and aging.
Keywords: cardiovascular; ROS; polyphenols; aging, resveratrol; EGCG; curcumin; olive oil; quercetin; berries
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Khurana, S.; Venkataraman, K.; Hollingsworth, A.; Piche, M.; Tai, T.C. Polyphenols: Benefits to the Cardiovascular System in Health and in Aging. Nutrients 2013, 5, 3779-3827.

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Khurana S, Venkataraman K, Hollingsworth A, Piche M, Tai TC. Polyphenols: Benefits to the Cardiovascular System in Health and in Aging. Nutrients. 2013; 5(10):3779-3827.

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Khurana, Sandhya; Venkataraman, Krishnan; Hollingsworth, Amanda; Piche, Matthew; Tai, T. C. 2013. "Polyphenols: Benefits to the Cardiovascular System in Health and in Aging." Nutrients 5, no. 10: 3779-3827.


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