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any agent (physical or environmental) that can induce a genetic mutation or can increase the rate of mutation

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The recommendation to supplement with chlorophyllin was based on a study published in the journal Mutation Research (96) showing that this plant extract was a highly effective antimutagenic agent.
1) This is why it is so vitally important to block gene and DNA mutations during our lifetime using targeted antimutagenic agents.
Supplementation with antimutagenic agents such as chlorophyllin, resveratrol, and other plant extracts is a sensible way to protect our health, as part of a daily regimen.
The role of fruits and vegetables in health promotion and disease prevention is repeatedly being proven by scientists and researchers, showing that phytochemicals often function as antioxidant, anti- inflammatory and antimutagenic agents.