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

In vitro Antioxidant Activity and Cytotoxicity of Sequential Extracts from Selected Black Pepper (Piper nigrum L.) Varieties and Piper Species

  Present study evaluated in vitro antioxidant activity and cytotoxicity of four important Piper species (P. nigrum L., P. chaba Hunter, P. longum L. and P. colubrinum Link.) and six black pepper varieties (Sreekara, Subhakara, IISR Malabar Excel, Panniyur-1, Panchami and IISR ...
D. Sruthi
T. John Zachariah
International Food Research Journal

Virgin Olive Oil as Frying Oil

  Frying is one of the oldest cooking procedures and is still among the most popular ones for food preparation. Due to their unique sensory characteristics, fried foods are consumed often and with pleasure. During frying, part of the oil is absorbed by the food, thereby becoming part...
Antonia Chiou
Nick Kalogeropoulos
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Quality Characteristics of Processed Flours from Trifoliate Yam (Dioscorea dumetorum) as Influenced by Steeping and Boiling in Varying Concentration of Trona Solution over Time

  The use of additives (trona solutions) in pretreatment of stored trifoliate yam in order to reduce cooking time and evaluation of quality characteristic of the resultant flours were studies. Selected tubers of trifoliate yam were cleaned and cut into chunks of 5 cm each. The cut portions...
Clifford I. Owuamanam
Chinyere I. Iwuoha
Ngozika C. Onuegbu
Chika C. Ogueke
Justina N. Nwosu
American Journal of Food Technology

Effect of Fungal Infection on Fatty Acid Contents of the Stored Green Coffee Beans

  Coffee beans exposed to infection by microorganisms during storage, especially fungal infection which cause great damage to beans. This research aimed at studying the bad effect of fungal infection of stored coffee beans at the eastern zone of Saudi Arabia. Result showed that coffee beans...
Amira Hassan Abdullah Al-Abdalall
Amal Abdulaziz Al-Juraifani
American Journal of Food Technology

Health Benefits of Purple Corn (Zea mays L.) Phenolic Compounds

  Purple corn (Zea mays L.), a grain with one of the deepest shades in the plant kingdom, has caught the attention of the food industry as it could serve as a source for alternatives to synthetic colorants. Also being rich in phenolic compounds with potential health-promoting...
Fei Lao
Gregory T. Sigurdson
M. Mónica Giusti
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Proteins of Amaranth (Amaranthus spp.), Buckwheat (Fagopyrum spp.), and Quinoa (Chenopodium spp.): A Food Science and Technology Perspective

  There is currently much interest in the use of pseudocereals for developing nutritious food products. Amaranth, buckwheat, and quinoa are the 3 major pseudocereals in terms of world production. They contain high levels of starch, proteins, dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and...
Frederik Janssen
Anneleen Pauly
Ine Rombouts
Koen J.A. Jansens
Lomme J. Deleu
Jan A. Delcour
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Múltiples Formas de Aprovechar los Beneficios de Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.)

  Moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.), valorada por sus propiedades nutritivas y medicinales, es una planta cultivada en varias regiones tropicales del mundo. Cada parte de la planta es utilizada para diversos usos: sus hojas poseen proteínas, vitaminas y minerales, por...
Olivia Estrada-Hernández
Ofelia Adriana Hernandez-Rodríguez
Víctor Manuel Guerrero-Prieto
Technociencia Chihuahua

Quality of White Bean Seeds (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) As Affected by Different Treatments

  Common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) are a good source of protein, vitamins, dietary fiber and minerals. As beans are never eaten raw, the effect of soaking, cooking, soaking-cooking, microwaving cooking on chemical composition, functional properties and mineral contents of white...
Samy I. El-Syiad
Manal A.M. Hassan
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Evaluation of Antioxidant Activities and Determination of Bioactive Compounds in Two Wild Edible Termitomycetes (T. microcarpus and T. heimii)

  Mushrooms have a long traditional use in many countries. They are food full of proteins, rich in vitamin B, rich in different minerals and have almost all essential amino acids. Mushrooms have been reported as useful in preventing diseases such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia...
G. Johnsy
V. Kaviyarasan
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Nutritional Quality of Olives and Olive oil Produced in the Serra Da Mantiqueira from Brazil

  The olive tree (Olea europaea L.) is one of the oldest fruits grown by man. Its fruit can be processed into olive oil or treated properly and serve directly for the in natura consumption in the form of olives. Extracted from the olive, the olive oil is highly valued in the...
Ângelo Albérico Alvarenga
Joyce Ludimila da Cruz
Adelson Francisco de Oliveira
Luiz Fernando de Oliveira da Silva
Emerson Dias Gonçalves
Paulo Márcio Norberto
Agricultural Sciences