Effects of Mediterranean diets with low and high proportions of phytate-rich foods on the urinary phytate excretion

  • Prieto R
  • Fiol M
  • Perello J
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Abstract

Important health benefits have been reported recently to phytate intake. This includes the prevention of pathological calcifications such as renal calculi, dental calculi and cardiovascular calcification, due its action as crystallization inhibitor of calcium salts, and as preventive of cancer.

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  • Food consumption
  • Phytate
  • Urinary excretion

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