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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

Analysis and study on the antioxidant of citrus fruits

Author(s):
Dr. Anju Paul and Debarati Bhattacharyya
Abstract:
The term "antioxidant" is mainly used for two different groups of substances: industrial chemicals which are added to products to prevent oxidation, and natural chemicals found in foods and body tissue which are said to have beneficial health effects. Citrus fruits are the source of the second category. They are fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp. Citrus Fruits are well-known for its nutrition and health-promotion values. In recent years, the antioxidant activity of Citrus fruits and their roles in the prevention and treatment of various human chronic and degenerative diseases have attracted more and more attention. Citrus fruits are suggested to be a good source of dietary antioxidants. To have a better understanding of the mechanism underlying the antioxidant activity of Citrus fruits, we have done these experiments of analysing acidity, moisture content & antioxidant content of 3 citrus fruits (will be discussed below).
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Anju Paul, Debarati Bhattacharyya. Analysis and study on the antioxidant of citrus fruits. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):397-398.

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