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Review of the health effects of berries and their phytochemicals on the digestive and immune systems

Overview of attention for article published in Nutrition Reviews, October 2017
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Title
Review of the health effects of berries and their phytochemicals on the digestive and immune systems
Published in
Nutrition Reviews, October 2017
DOI 10.1093/nutrit/nux039
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Authors

Coen Govers, Muzeyyen Berkel Kasikci, Addie A van der Sluis, Jurriaan J Mes

Abstract

Berries are generally considered beneficial to health. This health-promoting potential has mainly been ascribed to berries' phytochemical and vitamin content, and little attention has been paid to the potential benefits of berries for the digestive tract, despite this being the first point of contact. In vivo studies that described the health effects of berries on individual parts of the digestive tract (ie, the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, microbiome, and immune system) were reviewed. Immune effects were included because a large part of the immune system is located in the intestine. Beneficial health effects were mainly observed for whole berry extracts, not individual berry components. These effects ranged from support of the immune system and beneficial microbiota to reduction in the number and size of premalignant and malignant lesions. These results demonstrate the potency of berries and suggest berries can serve as a strong adjuvant to established treatments or therapies for a variety of gastrointestinal and immune-related illnesses.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 39 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 8 21%
Researcher 7 18%
Student > Bachelor 5 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 10%
Other 4 10%
Other 6 15%
Unknown 5 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 7 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 15%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 8%
Chemistry 3 8%
Other 5 13%
Unknown 10 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 23. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 May 2020.
All research outputs
#866,550
of 15,323,510 outputs
Outputs from Nutrition Reviews
#246
of 1,518 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#30,562
of 321,701 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nutrition Reviews
#5
of 18 outputs
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