Journal article

Bioefficacy of red cabbage against hypercholesterolemic diet mediated oxidative stress

Faiza Ashfaq, Masood Sadiq Butt, Ahmad Bilal, Saima Tehseen, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria

Clinical Phytoscience | Springer Science and Business Media LLC | Published : 2019

Abstract

Abstract Background The shift towards hypercaloric diets and sedentariness has raised lifestyle related disorders and escalated health care cost. In order to tackle this epidemiological transition, healthy, affordable food choices should be introduced in the routine menu. In this context, red cabbage is known for its rich phytochemistry, minerals, antioxidant vitamins and dietary fiber. Considering these evidences, red cabbage leaves and its extract were assessed against hypercholesterolemia and associated oxidative stress. Methods In bioefficacy assessment trial (12 weeks), there wer..

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