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- Drevenšek, Gorazd; Lunder, Mojca; Benković, Eva Tavčar; Mikelj, Ana; Štrukelj, Borut; Kreft, Samo
- Phytomedicine 2015 v.22 pp. 856-861
- guinea pigs, etc ; Abies alba; aorta; atherogenesis; diet; models; polyphenols; swine; Show all 8 Subjects
- ... Diet, rich in plant polyphenols prevents atherogenesis that manifests as reduced vascular relaxation and formation of plaques.Atherosclerosis could be reduced by the intake of silver fir (Abies alba) extract (SFTE), rich in polyphenols.Chronic, in vivo treatment animal study.Guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) were fed for 8 weeks with one of the following three diets: atherogenic, basic or atherogenic ...