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- Silva, Carla Teixeira, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Clinical nutrition 2017
- Euterpe oleracea; antioxidant activity; antioxidants; apolipoproteins; aryldialkylphosphatase; atherosclerosis; biomarkers; blood lipids; blood sampling; cholesteryl esters; food intake; functional foods; glucose; high density lipoprotein cholesterol; insulin; low density lipoprotein; malondialdehyde; metabolism; phospholipids; polyphenols; prospective studies; pulp; triacylglycerols; women; Amazonia; Brazil
- ... The açai fruit (Euterpe oleracea Martius), which is native to the Brazilian Amazon region, was shown to have high polyphenols and MUFA contents. In this study, we aimed to assess the effects of açai consumption on plasma lipids, apolipoproteins, the transfer of lipids to HDL (which is a relevant HDL function), and some biomarkers of redox metabolism. Forty healthy volunteer women aged 24 ± 3 years ...