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- Ramos, Ana, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Food chemistry 2015 v.166 pp. 365-371
- Daucus carota; beta-carotene; bioavailability; calcium; carrots; color; cooking; cultivars; homogenization; landraces; magnesium; particle size; pulping; steaming; zinc; Brazil
- ... Four landrace carrots (“Becaria”, “CRS”, “González” and “Rodríguez”) and two marketable cultivars (Kuroda and Brasilia), raw and steamed, were characterised by the total content of β-carotene Ca, Mg and Zn, in vitro bioaccessibility and by colour and were evaluated to determine the effect of particle size in nutrient bioaccessibility. Steaming increased the content of β-carotene extracted from “CR ...
- Ramos, Ana Lígia Lia de Paula, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Food chemistry 2010 v.118 no.1 pp. 1-10
- pharmacology; plant extracts; secondary metabolites; Hibiscus; bioactive properties; phytochemicals; medicinal plants; chemical composition; chemical analysis
- ... The scientific basis for the statement that plants and their active constituents play an important role in the prevention of chronic and degenerative diseases is continuously advancing. In fact, the origin of many therapeutic substances is due to secondary metabolism in the plant. The genus Hibiscus contains 220 species distributed around the world. It is an interesting source of potential bioacti ...