Further Reading

Ames BN and Wakimoto P (2002) Are vitamin and mineral deficiencies a major cancer risk? Nature Reviews 2: 694-704.

Asplund K (2002) Antioxidant vitamins in the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review. Journal of Internal Medicine 251: 372-392.

Benzie IFF (2003) Evolution of dietary antioxidants. Journal of Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 136: 113-126.

Block G, Norkus E, Hudes M, Mandel S, and Helzlsouer K (2001) Which plasma antioxidants are most related to fruit and vegetable consumption? American Journal of Epidemiology 154: 1113-1118.

Chisholm GM and Steinberg D (2000) The oxidative modification hypothesis of atherogenesis: an overview. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 28: 1815-1826.

Clarkson PM and Thompson HS (2000) Antioxidants: what role do they play in physical activity and health? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 72(Supplement 2): 637S-646S.

Cooke MS, Evans MD, Mistry N, and Lunec J (2002) Role of dietary antioxidants in the prevention of in vivo oxidative DNA damage. Nutrition Research Reviews 15: 19-41.

Halliwell B and Gutteridge JMC (1999) Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine, 3rd edn. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Khaw KT, Bingham S, Welch A et al. (2001) Relation between plasma ascorbic acid and mortality in men and women in EPIC-Norfolk prospective study: a prospective population study. Lancet 357: 657-663.

Levine M, Wang Y, Padayatty SJ, and Morrow J (2001) A new recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C for healthy young women. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 98: 9842-9846.

Lindsay DG and Clifford MN (eds.) (2000) Critical reviews produced within the EU Concerted Action 'Nutritional

Enhancement of Plant-Based Food in European Trade' (NEO-DIET). Journal of the Science of Food Agriculture 80: 793-1137.

McCall MR and Frei B (1999) Can antioxidant vitamins materially reduce oxidative damage in humans? Free Radical Biology and Medicine 26: 1034-1053. Polidori MC, Stahl W, Eichler O, Niestrol I, and Sies H (2001) Profiles of antioxidants in human plasma. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 30: 456-462. Pryor WA (2000) Vitamin E and heart disease: basic science to clinical intervention trials. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 28: 141-164.

Szeto YT, Tomlinson B, and Benzie IFF (2002) Total antioxidant and ascorbic acid content of fresh fruits and vegetables: implications for dietary planning and food preservation. British Journal of Nutrition 87: 55-59. World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research (1997) Food, Nutrition and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective. Washington, DC: American Institute for Cancer Research.

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