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"The FRAP assay has its limitations like many other assays do when used in isolation, to present quantitative results from any one assay as the ‘total antioxidant power’ of a given sample is an oversimplification. Comparisons can be made between studies using correlative analysis, but to produce a more comprehensive and accurate representation of absolute AOC, multiple assays should be carried out with appropriate positive controls based on the samples being tested. A standardised multi-assay model is required to remove ambiguity and arbitrary comparisons of AOC."
"...a link between vitamin D deficiency and depression may be a result of inherent behaviours that are associated with depression that worsen one’s vitamin D status, studies have shown that there may also be a neurobiological link between vitamin D deficiency and mediators of depression. Therefore, a cyclical, causal relationship may be at play that would better explain the associations that have been seen between vitamin D and depression."
"Armstrong and Rodriguez, (2005) showed there was no detrimental effects of high protein intake on kidney function in health individuals over an extended period. Furthermore, when an individual performs regular resistance training their nitrogen requirements increases, therefore less protein consumed would be excreted as more of it is being utilised."
"Quorn was not first marketed as a vegetarian alternative to meat but only to solve the future protein demand, it has become popular as a substitute with many vegetarians over recent years and in some metrics its nutritionally superior to some of its meat alternatives."