Alimentos Funcionales, Nutracéuticos, Nutrientes

Pinto Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as a Functional Food: Implications on Human Health

  Most foods are considered functional in terms of providing nutrients and energy to sustain daily life, but dietary systems that are capable of preventing or remediating a stressed or diseased state are classified as functional foods. Dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) contain high levels...
Cristiane R. S. Câmara
Carlos A. Urrea
Vicki Schlegel

Propiedades nutrimentales del camote (Ipomoea batatas L.) y sus beneficios en la salud humana

  El camote es un vegetal de interés en la actualidad, debido a que es considerado un alimento funcional por su composición nutrimental y bajos costos de producción en el país. Sus aplicaciones en la industria a nivel mundial son cada vez mayores, siendo utilizado...
Adria Renee Vidal
Alejandra Linaloe Zaucedo-Zuñiga
Margarita de Lorena Ramos-García
Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnología Postcosecha

Chemical and Technological Studies on Pink Grapefruit (Citrus paradise L.) Peels. 2- Physicochemical Properties and Technological Quality of Cake Fortified with Different Levels of Pink Grapefruit (Citrus paradise L.) Peels Powder

  Grapefruit is considered a fruit of good nutritional value provide us with many useful nutrients and has many benefits in the food processing. Also the grapefruit peels contain innumerable nutrients and used in the making of jam and desserts. The current study aimed to utilize the whole...
Manal A.M. Hassan
S.M. Hussein
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Iceplant as Antioxidant/ Anticancer and Functional Food

  In this study the first target is to study the phenolic content, antioxidant and anticancer activities of iceplant phenolics extract, where the second one is to incorporate of iceplant powder in cookies by substituting 2, 4 and 6% of wheat flour. Physical characteristics and sensory...
Rowida Y. Essa
E.M. Elsebaie
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.): A Prospective Legume Crop to Offer Multiple Health Benefits Under Changing Climate

  Peanut is a multipurpose oil-seed legume, which offer benefits in many ways. Apart from the peanut plant’s beneficial effects on soil quality, peanut seeds are nutritious and medicinally and economically important. In this review, insights into peanut origin and its domestication are...
Nudrat Aisha Akram
Fahad Shafiq
Muhammad Ashraf
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

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

Functional and antimicrobial properties of bignay [Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.] extract and its potential as natural preservative in a baked product

  The potential of bignay [Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng.] fruit extract as a source of natural preservative was investigated. Bignay fruits, at red and fully mature stage, were analyzed for total phenolic content and free radical scavenging antioxidant activity. Crude and ethanol extracts from...
R. C. M. Lizardo
L. B. Mabesa
E. I. Dizon
N. A. Aquino
International Food Research Journal

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

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