Functional Foods, Nutraceutical, Nutrients

The Emerging Australian Date Palm Industry: Date Fruit Nutritional and Bioactive Compounds and Valuable Processing By-Products

Abstract Date palm is a popular and high-revenue crop, and the consumption of date fruits is no longer limited to the Middle Eastern countries. Date fruit has gained interest due to its nutritional value and taste, and date seeds have recently been identified as sources of valuable bioactive...
Sameera Sirisena
Ken Ng
Said Ajlouni
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Estrategia en los recursos fitogenéticos para los países del Cono Sur

En América Latina,-en particular en el Cono Sur- la agricultura está cambiando en forma acelerada; la frontera agrícola se expande asociada a un creciente proceso de intensificación y una clara tendencia hacia el monocultivo en grandes zonas productivas de la regi...
Ana Berretta
Juan Pedro GOMEZ
Liliana CLAUSEN
Marcelo Edmundo FERRER
Beatriz Susana ROSSO
Ana BERRETTA
Alfredo ALBÍN
Roberto DÍAZ
Pedro león LOBOS
Ivette SEGUEL
Federico CONDÓN
Mercedes RIVAS
Renato VEIGA
Inés ARES
Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)

Is Indian tea (chai) detrimental to dietary iron absorption?

Indian tea preparation involves addition of milk to brewed black tea. It is a well-known fact that individually both tea polyphenols and milk proteins inhibit iron absorption by forming complexes with dietary iron, rendering it insoluble in the gut. However, when present in combination these...
S. Gaur
D. Miller
International Food Research Journal

Vitamin Retention in Eight Fruits and Vegetables: A Comparison of Refrigerated and Frozen Storage

Four vitamins were analyzed in several fruit and vegetable commodities to evaluate the differences between fresh and frozen produce. Ascorbic acid, riboflavin, α-tocopherol, and β-carotene were evaluated in corn, carrots, broccoli, spinach, peas, green beans, strawberries, and...
Ali Bouzari,
Dirk Holstege
Diane M. Barrett
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Mineral, Fiber, and Total Phenolic Retention in Eight Fruits and Vegetables: A Comparison of Refrigerated and Frozen Storage

Minerals, total phenolics, and fiber were analyzed in several fruit and vegetable commodities to evaluate the differences between fresh and frozen produce. Magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, and copper were evaluated in corn, carrots, broccoli, spinach, peas, green beans, strawberries, and...
Ali Bouzari
Dirk Holstege
Diane M. Barrett
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Potenciación de la capacidad antioxidante mediante interacción sinergista entre bioactivos de frutas nativas colombianas

Los componentes activos de frutas nativas Colombianas fueron obtenidos a través de procesos de extracción en medios hidroalcohólicos y micro encapsulados en goma arábiga a través del secado por atomización.Las condiciones del proceso fueron optimizadas...
Jeanine Kathleen Peñaloza
Benjamin Alberto Rojano
Revista Alimentos Hoy

Photosynthetic and antioxidant performance are differentially affected by short-term nitrogen supply in highbush blueberry cultivars

Nitrogen (N) is an essential nutrient for photosynthesis and may influence phenolic compound synthesis in higher plants. The effect of different amounts of N (0 to 38 mM) provided on a short-term (4 d) basis on the photosynthetic and antioxidant performance of highbush blueberry cultivars (Legacy...
Erwin Yañez-Mansilla
Paula Cartes
Marjorie Reyes-Díaz
Alejandra Ribera-Fonseca
Miren Alberdi
Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

Nutritional components and antioxidants of two species of guaje (Leucaena spp.): an underutilized traditional resource

The guaje (Leucaena spp.), a leguminous plant with edible seeds, is a traditional resource underutilized by Mesoamerican peoples. The nutritional and nutraceutical value of the guaje is unknown despite being consumed by rural people today in mainly central and southern Mexico. The aim of this...
Nallely Román-Cortés
María del Rosario García-Mateos
Ana María Castillo-González
Jaime Sahagún-Castellanos
Adelina Jiménez-Arellanes
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Componentes nutricionales y antioxidantes de dos especies de guaje (Leucaena spp.): un recurso ancestral subutilizado

El guaje (Leucaena spp.) es una planta de vaina y semillas comestibles, un recurso ancestral subutilizado por los pueblos mesoamericanos. El valor nutricional y nutracéutico del guaje se desconoce pese a su consumo vigente en las poblaciones rurales. El objetivo de este trabajo fue evaluar...
Nallely Román-Cortés
María del Rosario García-Mateos
Ana María Castillo-González
Jaime Sahagún-Castellanos
Adelina Jiménez-Arellanes
Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura

Caracterización fisicoquímica de la grasa de las semillas del fruto de copoazú

Con el fin de establecer las similitudes entre la grasa de Copoazú y la manteca de cacao para su aprovechamiento industrial se realizaron pruebas fisicoquímicas a ocho accesiones provenientes del Departamento del Caquetá; además de caracterizar morfológicamente...
Liliana Moreno
Angélica Sandoval
Jennifer Criollo
Dagoberto Criollo
Revista Alimentos Hoy