Alimentos y Bebidas - Tecnología de Procesos, Ingredientes, Alimentos Funcionales

The Physico-Chemical Properties of Pomegranate Juice (Punica granatum L.) Extracted From Two Egyptian Varieties

   The present study was carried out to analyze and compares the physico-chemical properties of fresh juice obtained from two pomegranate cultivars (Wardey and Manfalouty). It also aimed to study the effects of extraction methods on the physico-chemical changes of its juices. The obtained...
Ferial A. Ismail
Somia H. Abdelatif
Nehal R. Abd El-Mohsen
Shafika A. Zaki
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Effects of Bioactive Component of Kiwi Fruit and Avocado (Fruit and Seed) on Hypercholesterolemic Rats

  This study evaluated the effect of kiwi fruit and avocado (fruit and seed) on diet-induced hypercholesterolemia in rats. The results showed that avocado seed content was the highest in phenolic compounds (285.43 mg/100g GAE); flavonoids (3.21mg/100g CE) and soluble dietary fiber (38%)...
Manal M.S.M. Shehata
Sahar S.A. Soltan
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Caracterización poscosecha de frutos de tacaco (Sechium edule) en Cartago, Costa Rica

  El objetivo del presente trabajo fue realizar una caracterización poscosecha de frutos de tacaco de diferente edad cronológica. Durante julio y agosto de 2014 y, enero y febrero de 2015 se evaluaron frutos recién cuajados, con y sin espinas, procedentes de Cartago, Costa...
María del Milagro Cerdas-Araya
Johanny Castro-Chinchilla
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Actividad Antioxidante y Enzimática de Albahaca “Nufar” (Ocimum basilicum L.) Almacenada en Refrigeración

  El presente estudio tuvo como objetivo evaluar el efecto del almacenamiento en refrigeración sobre la actividad antioxidante y actividad enzimática en albahaca ‘Nufar’. En la Universidad Autónoma Chapingo (Texcoco, México), durante el ciclo primavera-...
Eduardo López-Blancas
María Teresa Martínez-Damián
María Teresa Colinas-León
Cecilio Bautista-Bañuelos
Juan Martínez-Solís
Juan Enrique Rodríguez-Pérez
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Evaluation of Single or Double Hurdle Sanitizer Applications in Simulated Field or Packing Shed Operations for Cantaloupes Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

  Listeria monocytogenes contamination of cantaloupes has become a serious concern as contaminated cantaloupes led to a deadly outbreak in the United States in 2011. To reduce cross-contamination between cantaloupes and to reduce resident populations on contaminated melons, application of...
Cathy C. Webb
Marilyn C. Erickson
Lindsey E. Davey
Michael P. Doyle
Agriculture

Caracterización Bioquímica de Microorganismos Rizoféricos de Plantas Vanilla con Potencial como Biofertilizantes

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar la actividad bioquímica in vitro con potencial biofertilizante en microorganismos rizosféricos de plantas de vainilla. Se realizó una confirmación fenotípica de la identidad taxonómica de...
Claudia Álvarez-López
Walter Osorio-Vega
María Claudia Díez-Gómez
Mauricio Marín-Montoya
Agronomía Mesoamericana

Hydrothermal Carbonization of Spent Osmotic Solution (SOS) Generated from Osmotic Dehydration of Blueberries

  Hydrothermal carbonization of spent osmotic solution (SOS), a waste generated from osmotic dehydration of fruits, has the potential of transformation into hydrochars, a value-added product, while reducing cost and overall greenhouse gas emissions associated with waste disposal. Osmotic...
Kaushlendra Singh
Litha Sivanandan
Agriculture

Potential Nutritional Benefits of Current Citrus Consumption

  Citrus contains nutrients and phytochemicals that may be beneficial for health. We collected citrus production and consumption data and estimated the amount of these compounds that are consumed. We then compared the amounts of citrus and citrus-derived compounds used in...
Tami Turner
Betty J. Burri
Agriculture

Changes in the Polyphenolic Profile, Carotenoids and Antioxidant Potential of Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) Leaves during Maturation

  Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) leaves were studied to assess the potential of apricot leaves for future studies and their applications in nutraceutical and bioactive functional ingredients. The changes in the phenolic profile, carotenoids, pigments and antioxidant potential were...
Alam Zeb
Nadia Khadim
Waqar Ali
Agriculture

Caracterización de Aceite de Semillas de Maracuyá (Passiflora edulis Sims.) Procedentes de Residuos Agroindustriales Obtenido con CO2 Supercrítico

  En este trabajo se evaluó el proceso de extracción de aceite de semillas de maracuyá (Passiflora edulis Sims.) procedentes de residuos generados de su procesamiento agroindustrial. El aceite se obtuvo mediante la tecnología de extracción con fluidos...
Ana Lucia Pantoja-Chamorro
Andrés Mauricio Hurtado-Benavides
Hugo Alexander Martinez- Correa
Acta Agronómica