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Absorption, Metabolism and Excretion of Artichoke Polyphenols in Healthy Individuals

2019-09-25 06:13:37 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A number of studies have reported the presence of polyphenolic compounds in artichokes, being the most abundant the caffeoylquinic acids (CQAs), which are esters between quinic acid and the hydroxycinnamate caffeic acid. The fate of artichoke polyphenols in humans after ingestion is currently unknown. The acute study will provide novel information on the bioavailability and metabolism of artichoke polyphenols, which will give important insights to understand the potential health benefits of artichoke consumption.

Health men and women participants (n=8) aged between 18 to 40 years old will be recruited. Participants will consume a normal ration of artichokes once. The participants will provide the investigators with urine and blood samples for polyphenol analysis at baseline and at different time points until 24 hours.

Study Design

Conditions

Healthy Men and Women

Intervention

Artichokes

Location

King's College London, Department of Nutritional Sciences
London
United Kingdom
SE1 9NH

Status

Completed

Source

King's College London

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