The oxidation of LDL results in severe vascular damage. Thousands of studies now reveal how oxidized LDL contributes to the entire atherogenic process from start to finish. Commercial blood tests are not yet available at affordable prices to measure oxidized LDL. Aging individuals should assume their endogenous antioxidant levels (superoxide dismutase, catalase, and glutathione) are being depleted and that the oxidation of their LDL is progressively worsening (Matsuura, 2008). Therefore we need powerful antioxidant to ensure protection against LDL oxidation, the benefit of which seen from observation study on antioxidant supplements in reducing heart attack risk and also in-vitro effect of oxidation on congealing of blood.

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