AnThocyanin and Polyphenol Bioactives for Health Enhancement Through Nutritional Advancement

The overall objective of the ATHENA project is to provide a robust scientific foundation for improved dietary recommendations that include foods with high levels of anthocyanins and related polyphenols to promote health and to protect against chronic disease. Investigations need to be extended to human studies, and a number of questions have arisen that need to be addressed for understanding to be formulated into effective, accurate dietary recommendations and preventive medicine strategies.