REVIEW OF ANTIOXIDANTS IN FRUIT BERRIES AND ITS IMPACT IN IMMUNE SYSTEM

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JULIJANA TOMOVSKA
ILMIJE VLLASAKU

Abstract

Nutrition is an important factor for the good function of the human body. The man constantly strives to receive natural food as safe food, and such are the natural fruit berries. They contain large amounts of antioxidants, compounds that stabilize highly reactive potentially dangerous molecules called free radicals. Free radicals are harmful molecules formed in the body during normal cellular metabolism or are the result of certain metabolisms in the human body. Free radicals have been linked to damage to membranes, enzymes and DNA. This review focuses on some data on antioxidants, such as vitamins and macro and micro nutrients in fruit, berries (Chemical Composition of Berries and bioactive compounds-BAC), Cranberry, Blueberries, Strawberries, Goji Berries, Raspberries, that act to protect against certain diseases related to the human immune system. A diet with berries that contain natural antioxidants can lower free radical levels, so supplementing the diet with antioxidants and vitamins also protects the immune system response. Important is that the antioxidants in fruit, berries enhance the immune system in the human organism and protected from any significance diseases.

Keywords:
Fruit berries, antioxidants, vitamins, immune system

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TOMOVSKA, J., & VLLASAKU, I. (2021). REVIEW OF ANTIOXIDANTS IN FRUIT BERRIES AND ITS IMPACT IN IMMUNE SYSTEM. Asian Journal of Plant and Soil Sciences, 6(1), 136-147. Retrieved from https://www.ikprress.org/index.php/AJOPSS/article/view/7054
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