Sprouts and Atherosclerosis

New research is emerging every day about the connection between sprouts and atherosclerosis. We've gathered the latest studies in one location to assist your search for more information.

"Dietary Approach to Attenuate Oxidative Stress, Hypertension, and Inflammation in the Cardiovascular System", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, PNAS, May 4, 2004, vol. 101, no. 18, 7094-7099, Medical Sciences, Lingyun Wu , M. Hossein Noyan Ashraf*, Marina Facci, Rui Wang, Phyllis G. Paterson , Alison Ferrie and Bernhard H. J. Juurlink.

"Health effects of phytoestrogens" Forum Nutr. 2005;(57):100-11. Branca F, Lorenzetti S. National Institute for Research on Food and Nutrition, Rome, Italy.

"Activation of Nrf2 in endothelial cells protects arteries from exhibiting a proinflammatory state." Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009 Nov;29(11):1851-7. Epub 2009 Sep 3. Zakkar M, Van der Heiden K, Luong le A, Chaudhury H, Cuhlmann S, Hamdulay SS, Krams R, Edirisinghe I, Rahman I, Carlsen H, Haskard DO, Mason JC, Evans PC. British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Sciences Unit, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK.