Antiatherogenic properties of vegetable juice rich in antioxidants in cholesterol-fed rats

El-Shatanovi, G.A.T.A. ; Ihab Salah Ashoush ; Ahmed, Enaam K. ; Ali, Soad A. 


Vegetable juice was prepared from a mixture of tomato, watercress, parsley, carrots, celery, lettuce, beets and spinach and analyzed for its antioxidant content and activity (total phenols, total flavonoids, carotenoids, chlorophyll A and B, vitamins C and E) and minerals. As well as antiatherogenic effects of vegetable juice on Wister rats fed on high fat diet was studied. The results revealed that, the vegetable juice had a high content of important compounds which act as antioxidants

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Keywords Vegetable juice; Antioxidants; Antiatherogenic; Rats
Issue Date 2012
Journal Annals of Agricultural Sciences, 57(2): 167-173 
ISSN 0570-1783
DOI 10.1016/j.aoas.2012.08.011

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