Food & Beverage - Process Technology, Ingredients, Functional Foods, Food Safety

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

Beans, Peas, and Lentils: Health Benefits

  Table of Contents: Bean Basics Beans, Peas, Lentils, and Nutrition Health Benefits Where Can I get More Information?  
Lakshmi Mahan
Lauren Foster
Wendy J. Dahl
IFAS Extension, University of Florida

Fenología, Producción, y Contenido de Almidón en Árboles de Mango en Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  El objetivo de este trabajo fue determinar la variación estacional del contenido de almidón en árboles de mango y relacionarla con sus patrones fenológicos y de producción. Se estudiaron árboles de las variedades Tommy Atkins (TA...
Jimmy R. Gamboa-Porras
Walter Marín-Méndez
Agrociencia

¿Por Qué son Importantes Las Papas?

  Las papas tuvieron su origen en el altiplano andino donde los agricultores domesticaron por primera vez el tubérculo en los alrededores del lago Titicaca, en el sureste del Perú, hace aproximadamente 8000 años. Los exploradores españoles se llevaron...
Centro Internacional de La Papa
Centro Internacional de La Papa

Hechos y Cifras sobre El Camote

  El camote es uno de los cultivos alimenticios más importantes del mundo en términos de consumo humano, especialmente en el sub Sahara de África, partes de Asia y las islas del Pacífi co. Domesticado por primera vez hace más de 5,000 años en...
Centro Internacional de La Papa
Centro Internacional de La Papa

Facts and Figures about The Sweetpotato

  Sweetpotato is one of the world’s most important food crops in terms of human consumption, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, parts of Asia, and the Pacific Islands. First domesticated more than 5,000 years ago in Latin America, it is grown in more developing countries than any other...
International Potato Center
International Potato Center

Comparison of Vitamin C Content in Citrus Fruits by Titration and High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Methods

  Vitamin C is one of the essential vitamins for human and animal. Many methods were developed for the determination of vitamin C such as spectrophotometry, electrophoresis, titration, and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). This study aims to compare vitamin C content of citrus...
R. Fatin Najwa
A. Azrina
International Food Research Journal