Beet or beetroot may be considered a functional food in protecting the body against the onset of diseases caused by oxidative stress, some scientists suggested.
Oxidative stress in the result of the imbalance of the ratio of free radicals and antioxidants in the body.
In other words, it is caused either by overexpression of free radicals or depletion of antioxidant enzymes produced by the host body.
Free radical is an unstable molecule with the unpaired electrons in the outer ring formed when oxygen interacts with certain molecules. The highly reactive radicals once formed can start a chain reaction, like dominoes that may not stop until they are inhibited by antioxidant.
The widespread of oxidative stress-related chronic diseases has been a burden to health care systems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer and concerns of the many scientists.
Particularly, the medication used for the treatment of these diseases have been found to induce numbers of serious side effects.
Researchers at the Poznań University of Medical Sciences in the finding the natural ingredient which processes a potential for the treatment without inducing any adverse effects launched an evaluation to analyze the effect of beetroot juice against N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDEA)-induced liver injury.
In two hepatic cell lines: non-tumour THLE-2 and hepatoma-derived HepG2 cell lines, treatment of with 2, 10 and 20 μm of BET resulted in the translocation of Nrf2 from the cytosol to the nucleus., thus inhibiting the Nrf2 function that regulates the expression of antioxidant proteins that protect against oxidative damage triggered by injury and inflammation.
How To Get Rid Of Eye Floaters
Contrary To Professionals Prediction, Floaters Can Be Cured Naturally
Ovarian Cysts And PCOS Elimination
Holistic System In Existence That Will Show You How To
Permanently Eliminate All Types of Ovarian Cysts Within 2 Months
Back to Kyle J. Norton Homepage http://kylejnorton.blogspot.ca
Kyle J. Norton (Scholar, Master of Nutrition, All right reserved)
Health article writer and researcher; Over 10.000 articles and research papers have been written and published online, including worldwide health, ezine articles, article base, health blogs, self-growth, best before it's news, the karate GB daily, etc.,.
Named TOP 50 MEDICAL ESSAYS FOR ARTISTS & AUTHORS TO READ by Disilgold.com Named 50 of the best health Tweeters Canada - Huffington Post
Nominated for shorty award over last 4 years
Some articles have been used as references in medical research, such as international journal Pharma and Bioscience, ISSN 0975-6299.
(1) What is NRF2?
(2) Betanin, a beetroot component, induces nuclear factor erythroid-2-related factor 2-mediated expression of detoxifying/antioxidant enzymes in human liver cell lines by Krajka-Kuźniak V, Paluszczak J, Szaefer H, Baer-Dubowska W.(PubMed)