Functional Foods, Nutraceutical, Nutrients

New Methods for Measuring Surface area, Seed Coat Separation, and ‘Chip and Scratch’ Damage in Almonds

  This study quantified partial seed coat loss from almond kernels. Basic physical properties of Nonpareil, Monterey, and Butte–Padre kernels were measured to determine which correlate to surface area, and could therefore predict it. Rehydrated almonds were manually peeled and...
Megan Fisklements
Diane M. Barrett
Journal of Food Engineering

Ultrasound-assisted Extraction of Phenolics Compunds from Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Seeds and Their Antioxidant Activity

  Extraction of phenolic compounds from chia (Salvia hispanica L.) seeds using two solvents (methanol and n-hexane) was performed with or without high intensity ultrasound assistance. Conventional solid-liquid extraction and ultrasonic-assisted extraction at 50, 75 and 100 % of maximum power (...
Edith Corona-Jiménez
Nuria Martínez-Navarrete
Héctor Ruiz-Espinosa
José Carranza-Concha
Agrociencia

Extracción Asistida por Ultrasonido de Compuestos Fenólicos de Semillas de Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) y Su Actividad Antioxidante

  La extracción de compuestos fenólicos se realizó desde semillas de chía (Salvia hispanica L.) con dos disolventes (metanol y n-hexano) con o sin ultrasonido de alta intensidad. Esta se realizó en forma convencional sólido-líquido y con...
Edith Corona-Jiménez
Nuria Martínez-Navarrete
Héctor Ruiz-Espinosa
José Carranza-Concha
Agrociencia

Revalorizacion de Subproductos del Vino como Aporte a la Industria de Alimentor y a un Desarrollo Sostenible

  En la industria vinícola por cada litro de vino producido se obtienen aproximadamente 13 litros de residuos, subproductos que generan impacto ambiental. Por lo anterior, el objetivo de este estudio fue extraer los compuestos fenólicos presentes en el bagazo de uva (...
Diana Chaves
Steven Terranova
Patricia Chaparro
Revista Alimentos Hoy

Effect Different Levels of Powder and Aqueous Extract of Artichoke Leaves on Gastric Ulcer

  A total of 54 adult female albino rats weighting 130±10g were used in the present study, 6 rats were excluded to use as negative control group (normal control) and others were fasted for 18 hours and given aspirin solution in a dose 200 mg/kg, body weight (oral administration 2 ml...
Nawal A. Tahoon
Naglaa A. El Sheikh
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Effect of Germination and Heat Treatment on Chemical Composition and Bioactive Components of Fenugreek Seeds

  Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) can be considered as a good source of many nutrients such as protein, dietary fibers, minerals and polyphenols along with high antioxidant activity but despite its promised nutritional value most people do not prefer it in their diets due to presence of...
Magda S. Sharara
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Folates in Fruits and Vegetables: Contents, Processing, and Stability

  Folates play a key role in human one-carbon metabolism and are provided by food. It is well established that folates are beneficial in the prevention of neural tube defects and cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Fruits and vegetables, and especially green vegetables, are the main...
Nicolas Delchier
Anna-Lena Herbig
Michael Rychlik
Catherine M.G.C. Renard
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Safety

Effects of Enrichment with Globe Artichoke Roots and Jerusalem Artichoke Tubers on Nutritional and Functional Properties of Whey Beverages

  Whey is a major by-product obtained from cheese manufacture often disposed as waste. Whey has the capability to work as an antioxidant, antitumor, hypolipidemic, antihypertensive, chelating agent and antiviral. Traditionally Globe artichoke roots (Cynara scolymus L.) and Jerusalem artichoke...
Hoda Mahrous
Wedad M. El-Kholy
Mahmoud A. Al-Saman
World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences

Determinación de las Propiedades Fisicoquímicas y Bromatológicas del guyano de pava (Bellucia grossularioides L. Triana) en sus Diferentes Estados Fisiológicos

  El guayabo de pava (Bellucia grossularioides L. Triana) es un fruto promisorio para la agroindustria colombiana, del cual no existen reportes fiables en la literatura. El objetivo de este trabajo fue realizar la caracterización física, fisicoquímica y bromatoló...
Luz-Elena Ramírez
Cristian Núñez
Mónica Pacheco-Valderrama
Oscar Porras-Atencia
Edwing Velasco-Rozo
Revista Alimentos Hoy

Caracterización Física, Contenido de Fenoles y Capacidad Antioxidante de Maíces Nativos (Zea mays L.) del Estado de México

  El estudio de la diversidad genética y fenotípica de los maíces nativos (Zea mays L.) propicia la conservación y aprovechamiento de los mismos. Se evaluaron 32 variedades nativas de maíz, recolectadas en el municipio de San Felipe del Progreso, Estado de M...
J. Corona Terán
C.A. López Orona
S.J. Romero Gómez
A.R. Martínez Campos
Información Técnica Económica Agraria