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August 2020 Vol. 5 No.2

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Merit Research Journal of Food Science and Technology (ISSN: 2354-2527) Vol. 5(2) pp. 022-031, August, 2020

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DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4002937


Red Color Foods in Heart Health


Nabia Ijaz1, Sania Saeed2, Sidra Khalid3*, Syeda Mahnoor Sajjad4, Umme-Qadar5, Iqra Zubair6, Naiha Tariq7, Rafia Ayub8, Rimsha Shabbir9, Fatima Naveed10, Ayesha Wahid11, Tehreem Shahzadi12, Syeda Zahra Aftab12


1,2,4-12Student Of Doctor Of Dietetics And Nutritional Sciences, at University Institute of diet and nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, (Lahore, Pakistan)
3Senior Lecturer at University Institute of diet and nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore, (Lahore, Pakistan)
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12University Institute of Diet and Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore

*Corresponding Author’s E-mail: sidrakhalid.uaf@gmail.com

Received: 22 July 2020  I  Accepted: 18 August 2020  I  Published: 28 August 2020  I  Article ID: MRJFST-20-018
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This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.




Red color foods and their impact on human health are always positive and beneficial. Lycopene is a carotenoid fight against cancer and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) while citrulline lowers the hypertension. Strawberries have a photochemical fight against hyperglycemia and dyslipidemia. The outcomes of sweet fruits as wellbeing promoters, especially their antimicrobial, cell reinforcement, anti diabetic, anticancer, hostile to neuro-degeneration, mitigating and cardiovascular effects is described in this study. Cherries as an antioxidant have blood cancer prevention agent capacity. Cherry-advanced weight control plans additionally diminished “greasy liver” or triglyceride and cholesterol gathering inside the liver. This organic product shows antibacterial, mitigating, antiviral, and against cancer-causing activities. Pomegranate counteracts diabetes, dental conditions, male erection, brokenness, bacterial contaminations, anti-infection obstruction, and skin harm brought about by bright. After-effects of a creature study demonstrated that both lycopene and tomato powder supplementation given independently were similarly successful and advantageous in lessening provocative and metabolic issues that happen with a high-fat eating routine. Strawberries are a rich wellspring of anthocyanin. An investigation on humans show drink of strawberry diminished feast evoked postprandial irritation as estimated by high-affectability C-receptive protein (hs-CRP) and IL-6, notwithstanding lessening postprandial insulin reaction. Solidified strawberries refreshment seems to have a calming reaction. Beet root contains contingents, a rich compound in decreasing irritation, oxidative pressure and dyslipidemia. Various constituents in red-hued nourishments may help in lessening foundational irritation and fortifying safe status by diminishing diseases.

Keywords: CVD, Diet, Education, Intervention, Knowledge



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