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Unformatted text preview: South America Antioxidant Genistein isoflavone Glycine max China reduce cardiovascular disease acetylsalicylic acid, Filipendula ulmaria Europe Inhibits cyclooxygenase which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis & reduces platelet hemostasis coumadin derived from dicoumarol Melilotus officinalis Europe Antagonizes vitamin K and inhibits prothrombin in the liver catechin Potentilla fragariodes hemostatic garlic Allium sativum Eurasia lowers lipids oat bran Avena sativa Europe Binds lipids in GI tract & reduces lipid absorption Sitostanol (benecol) Pinus spp. Europe lowers cholesterol...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2009 for the course IB 117 taught by Professor Professorcarlson during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '08