Alimentos Funcionales, Nutracéuticos, Nutrientes

Influence of Fertilizer Type on Beet Production and Post-Harvest Quality Characteristic

  The beet (Beta vulgaris L.) vegetable is of great importance in the Brazilian market, mainly by having high nutritional values in consumer diet. Thus, the objective of this work was to evaluate the effects of organic and mineral fertilization on the production and post-harvest...
Carmen Rosa da Silva Curvêlo
Layane Hyasmin Bernardes Diniz
Alexandre Igor de Azevedo Pereira
Luiz Leonardo Ferreira
Agricultural Sciences

Características del Aanálisis Proximal de Harinas Obtenidas de Frutos de Plátanos Variedades Papocho y Pelipita (Musa ABB Simmonds)

  En el estudio se hizo un análisis proximal de las harinas crudas sin tratar obtenidas de frutos de las variedades de plátano Papocho y Pelipita (Musa ABB Simmonds) no comerciales en diferentes etapas de desarrollo y se analizó su posible uso como materia prima...
Juan Carlos Lucas
Víctor Dumar Quintero
Carlos Andrés Cárdenas Valencia
Acta Agronómica

Rendimiento y Concentración de Antocianinas en Hibiscus sabdariffa L. con Aplicación Foliar de Micronutrimentos

  El consumo de alimentos nutracéuticos, como los extractos de cálices de jamaica (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.), mejoran la salud y previenen varias enfermedades, esto atribuido en parte a la actividad de sus antocianinas. La exposición de las plantas a concentraciones altas de...
Patricio Apáez-Barrios
Martha Elena Pedraza-Santos
María de las Nieves Rodríguez-Mendoza
Yurixhi Atenea Raya-Montaño
David Jaén-Contreras
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Yield and Anthocyanin Concentration in Hibiscus sabdariffa L. with Foliar Application of Micronutrients

  The consumption of nutraceutical foods, such as extracts of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) calyces, improve health and prevent several diseases, attributable in part to the activity of their anthocyanins. Exposure of plants to high concentrations of some heavy metals stimulates the...
Patricio Apáez-Barrios
Martha Elena Pedraza-Santos
María de las Nieves Rodríguez-Mendoza
Yurixhi Atenea Raya-Montaño
David Jaén-Contreras
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Atributos Físicos y Químicos del Fruto de Feijoa en Veracruz, México

  La feijoa es un frutal cultivado recientemente en las montañas altas de Veracruz, México. Los objetivos del presente estudio fueron determinar algunas características fisicoquímicas y nutricionales de frutos de feijoa cosechados en Veracruz y mostrar que algunos...
Karla Elizabeth González-García
Diana Guerra-Ramírez
Oscar Andrés del Ángel-Coronel
Juan Guillermo Cruz-Castillo
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Physical and Chemical Attributes of Feijoa Fruit in Veracruz, Mexico

  The feijoa is a fruit tree recently grown in the highlands of Veracruz, Mexico. The objectives of this study were to determine some physicochemical and nutritional characteristics of feijoa fruits harvested in Veracruz and to show that some of these attributes are comparable to those of...
Karla Elizabeth González-García
Diana Guerra-Ramírez
Oscar Andrés del Ángel-Coronel
Juan Guillermo Cruz-Castillo
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Effect of Oven and Microwave Drying on Phenolic Compounds and Antioxidant Capacity of Coriander Leaves

  In the present study, the effects of two drying methods on antioxidant properties of coriander leaves were investigated. For the rate of drying, results showed that sample weight stability was reached faster in microwave (900 W/70 s) than in oven drying (120°C/290 s)....
S. Hihat
H. Remini
K. Madani
International Food Research Journal

Optimization of Process for The Preparation of Antioxidant Rich Ginger Candy by Response Surface Methodology

  Ginger is well known for its medicinal properties and health benefits through ages in almost all system of medicines against many diseases and infections but have moderate antioxidant activity. Pomegranate peels are employed in traditional medicine because of their strong ...
Radhika
V. Kumar
G. Vyas
S. Kaur
International Food Research Journal

Caracterización de Harina y Almidón Obtenidos a Partir de Plátano Quineo AAAea (Musa sapientum L.)

  En el estudio se caracterizaron las propiedades química, térmica, funcional y morfológica de la harina y el almidón de guineo AAAea (Musa sapientum L.). Los resultados mostraron un rendimiento de 33.33% para harina y 3.61% para almidón. El...
Juan Carlos Lucas
Víctor Dumar Quintero
Carlos Andrés Cárdenas Valencia
Acta Agronómica

Why are Potatoes Important?

  The potato originates in the Andean highlands where farmers first domesticated the tuber crop near Lake Titicaca, in the southeast of Peru, approximately 8000 years ago. Spanish explorers brought the potato back to Europe in the 16th century and ever since then its popularity...
Centro Internacional de La Papa
Centro Internacional de La Papa