Plant & Food Research Institute: NZ Blackcurrant for Sports Performance

Synopsis
  • Blackcurrant consumption modulates exercise-induced oxidative stress and inflammatory responses
  • NZBC extract, exhibiting both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, if ingested at appropriate amounts and at the appropriate time, may enhance exercise-induced health benefits
  • Long-term consumption of NZBC anthocyanins may activate adaptive antioxidant and immune modulatory mechanisms.
Published in the American Journal of Physiology, 2009