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Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2016)

Antioxidants and their role in nurture human life and industry: A review


Author(s): Pawar RK, Bhagure GR, Chavan RP

Abstract: The present paper deals with the antioxidants and their role in human life. The comprehensive review has been taken in this paper which aims to state the types of different antioxidants present in plants and herbs, the constituents present in plant and their role as antioxidant is because of their phenolic and flavonoids contents. The paper deals with the antioxidant activity of a number of fruits, vegetables, leaf and grains of different plants. The selected fruits and vegetables such as mulberries, papaya, red grapes, mango, guava, tomato, red onion, red cauliflower, carrot, beetroot etc. are used in this study. The higher levels of radical scavenging capacity are observed in beetroot, red onion, red cauliflower, red grapes and mulberries as compared to other fruits and vegetables. The results can be compared with several other local fruits.

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How to cite this article:
Pawar RK, Bhagure GR, Chavan RP. Antioxidants and their role in nurture human life and industry: A review. Int J Chem Stud 2016;4(3):22-26.
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