5. Oxidative Stress

  1. Keith Frayn and
  2. Sara Stanner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch5

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Frayn, K. and Stanner, S. (eds) (2005) Oxidative Stress, in Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101660

Online ISBN: 9780470774663

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Keywords:

  • oxidative stress;
  • low-density lipoprotein;
  • reactive nitrogen species;
  • cardiovascular disease;
  • oxidative reactions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Normal Role of LDL

  • Free radicals

  • Molecular Targets for Oxidation

  • Reactive Nitrogen Species

  • Cardiovascular Disease and Oxidative Reactions

  • Oxidation of LDL in the Artery Wall

  • Nature of the Oxidising Species Causing LDL Oxidation

  • Cardiovascular Disease and the Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables

  • Therapeutic Use of Antioxidants: Evidence from Intervention Trials

  • Oxidative Stress and Exercise

  • Measurable Factors for Oxidative Stress in Cardiovascular Disease

  • Markers of Oxidant Stress in Cardiovascular Disease

  • Relationships of the Markers of Oxidant Stress to General Nutrition and Antioxidants

  • Conclusions

  • Key Points

  • Recommendations for Future Research

  • Key References