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- Teschke, Rolf; Xuan, Tran Dang
- Nutrients 2018 v.10 no.2
- Alpinia zerumbet, etc ; antioxidants; cuisine; diet; essential oils; fatty acids; genetic factors; ginger; islands; longevity; phenolic acids; phenols; Ryukyu Archipelago; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... The longevity of the population in the Okinawa Islands of Japan has been ascribed to genetic factors and the traditional Okinawa cuisine, which is low in calories and high in plant content. This diet includes shell ginger (Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) B.L. Burtt & R.M. Sm) of the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Due to its local popularity, Alpinia zerumbet has become the subject of a good deal of s ...
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