Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables

Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables provides an overview of the nutritional and anti-nutritional composition, antioxidant potential, and health benefits of a wide range of commonly consumed fruits and vegetables. The book presents a comprehensive overview on a variety of topics, including inflorescence, flowers and flower buds (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage), bulb, stem and stalk (onion, celery, asparagus, celery), leaves (watercress, lettuce, spinach), fruit and seed (peppers, squash, tomato, eggplant, green beans), roots and tubers (red beet, carrots, radish), and fruits, such as citrus (orange, lemon, grapefruit), berries (blackberry, strawberry, lingonberry, bayberry, blueberry), melons (pumpkin, watermelon), and more. Each chapter, contributed by an international expert in the field, also discusses the factors influencing antioxidant content, such as genotype, environmental variation and agronomic conditions. Contains detailed information on nutritional and anti-nutritional composition for commonly consumed fruits and vegetables Presents recent epidemiological information on the health benefits of fresh produce Provides in-depth information about the antioxidant properties of a range of fruits and vegetables

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  • Author : Amit K. Jaiswal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 766 pages
  • ISBN : 0128127813
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables

Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Author : Amit K. Jaiswal
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 July 2020
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Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables provides an overview of the nutritional and anti-nutritional composition, antioxidant potential, and health benefits of a wide range of commonly consumed fruits and vegetables. The book presents a comprehensive overview on a variety of topics, including inflorescence, flowers and flower buds (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage), bulb, stem and stalk (onion, celery, asparagus, celery), leaves (watercress, lettuce, spinach), fruit and seed (peppers, squash, tomato, eggplant, green beans), roots and tubers (red beet, carrots,

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 October 2015
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Nutritional Composition of Fruit Cultivars provides readers with the latest information on the health related properties of foods, making the documentation of the nutritive value of historical cultivars especially urgent, especially before they are lost and can't be effectively compared to modern cultivars. Because there is considerable diversity and a substantial body of the compositional studies directed towards commercial varieties, this information is useful for identifying traits and features that may be transposed from one variety to another. In addition,

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 05 February 2014
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The human system employs the use of endogenous enzymatic as well as non-enzymatic antioxidant defence systems against the onslaught of free radicals and oxidative stress. Enzymatic antioxidants and non-enzymatic antioxidants work synergistically with each other, using different mechanisms against different free radicals and stages of oxidative stress. Dietary and lifestyle modifications are seen as the mainstay of treatment and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus. The major aims of dietary and lifestyle changes are to reduce weight, improve

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  • Author : Maria Cecilia do Nascimento Nunes
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 March 2009
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The effects of time and temperature on the postharvest quality offruits and vegetables are visually depicted in the Color Atlasof Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables. Throughhundreds of vibrant color photographs, this unique resourceillustrates how the appearance (e.g., color, shape, defects andinjuries) of fruits and vegetables changes throughout theirpostharvest life and how storage temperature greatly contributes tocritical quality changes. The book’s extensive coverage describes 37 differentfruits and vegetables from different groups that were stored atfive specific temperatures and photographed

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 11 July 2018
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Free radicals are atoms or molecules containing unpaired electrons. Damage occurs when the free radical encounters another molecule and seeks to find another electron to pair its unpaired electron. Free radicals can cause mutation in different biological compounds such as protein, nucleic acids, and lipids, and the damage caused by the free radicals lead to various diseases (cancer, cardiovascular disease, aging, etc.). Antioxidants are helpful in reducing and preventing damage from free radical reactions because of their ability to donate

Fruit Juices

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  • Author : Katherlyn Elizabeth Elder
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release : 01 January 2014
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Fruit juice is a popular choice of beverage for both adults and children because of the flavor and vibrant colors. Fruit juice has many health benefits associated with it. There are various types of fruits, which grow in different parts of the world, and each one differs greatly from one another. Each fruit has particular chemical characteristics, colors and flavors, and although their consumption should be included in a healthy diet, it's consumption is a choice dependent on personal taste.

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 19 October 2016
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Grain legumes are a main source of nitrogen-rich edible seeds and constitute a major source of dietary protein in the diets of human population especially for vegetarian diet. Legumes comprise the third largest family of flowering plants and provide important sources of food, fodder, oil, and fiber products. This book focuses on grain legumes production challenges, progress, and prospects. The book comprises a vast array of topics including diversity, biofortification, importance and antioxidant properties of pulse proteins, etc. This volume

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  • Author : José Justino
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 23 August 2017
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Flavonoids are abundant secondary metabolites found in plants and fungi that have various roles in these organisms, including pigmentation, cell signalling, plant defence and inter-organism communication. Due to their abundance in nature, flavonoids are also important components of the human diet, and the last four decades have seen an intense study focused on the structure characterization of flavonoids and on their roles in mammal metabolism. This book reviews most of the well-established activities of flavonoids, and we also present more

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  • Author : Viduranga Waisundara,Naofumi Shiomi
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 01 March 2017
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This book focuses on the usage and application of plant- and animal-based food products with significant functional properties and health benefits as well as their development into processed food. Many chapters in this book contain overviews on superfood and functional food from South America. Details on the functional properties of apiculture products are also included herein. Additionally, an area that is not widely discussed in academia - pet food with functional properties - is also covered. It is hoped that

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  • Author : María Chávarri Hueda
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 August 2017
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In recent years, the concern of society about how food influences the health status of people has increased. Consumers are increasingly aware that food can prevent the development of certain diseases, so in recent years, the food industry is developing new, healthier products taking into account aspects such as trans fats, lower caloric intake, less salt, etc. However, there are bioactive compounds that can improve the beneficial effect of these foods and go beyond the nutritional value. This book provides