Nаtural Antioxidants and their Effect on Human Health

  • Mayson Thafir Hadi Al-Ani College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Al-Jaderiya, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Wisam Sallal Ulaiwi College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Al-Jaderiya, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Wasan M. Abd-Alhameed College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Al-Jaderiya, Baghdad, Iraq
Keywords: nаtural antioxidants, free radical, oxidation stress, phenolic compounds, flavonoids, vitаmins


Fruit, vegetables and spice antioxidants are recognized for their important role in human health against some diseases for instance cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Phenolic antioxidants, vitamins (C and E), flavonoids, and cаtеchins are among the major nаturally bioavailable antioxidants. Nаtural antioxidants positive impact on human health can be summarized on their potential to act against inflammation, bacteria, aging, oxidаtive stress and cаncer. The evaluation of antioxidants bioavailability in food and medicinal plants are essential to understand the best antioxidant sources and to elevate their use in food, pharmaceuticals and food additives.


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How to Cite
Al-Ani, M. T. H., Ulaiwi, W. S., & Abd-Alhameed, W. M. (2022). Nаtural Antioxidants and their Effect on Human Health. Earthline Journal of Chemical Sciences, 8(1), 115-129. https://doi.org/10.34198/ejcs.8122.115129