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- Wang, Jin; Vanga, Sai Kranthi; McCusker, Christine; Raghavan, Vijaya
- Comprehensive reviews in food science and food safety 2019 v.18 no.2 pp. 500-513
- allergenicity; allergens; anaphylaxis; antioxidants; bioactive compounds; dietary fiber; elicitors; food allergies; food processing; fruits; heart diseases; immune response; immune system; kiwifruit; medical treatment; minerals; neoplasms; omega-3 fatty acids; pathogenesis; processing chemistry; processing technology; proteins; sugars; temperature; vitamins
- ... Kiwifruit is rich in bioactive components including dietary fibers, carbohydrates, natural sugars, vitamins, minerals, omega‐3 fatty acids, and antioxidants. These components are beneficial to boost the human immune system and prevent cancer and heart diseases. However, kiwifruit is emerging as one of the most common elicitors of food allergies worldwide. Kiwifruit allergy results from an abnormal ...