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Title Bioactives in fruit [electronic resource] : health benefits and functional foods / editors, Margot Skinner, Denise Hunter.
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2013.
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 Electronic Book  RA784 .B545 2013eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 517 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the major classes of bioactives present in fruit -- Fibre in fruit -- Bioavailability of antioxidant compounds from fruits -- Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic interaction of functional foods with medicines -- Health properties of apple and pear -- Orange and grapefruit bioactive compounds, health benefits and other attributes -- Health benefits from pomegranates and stone fruit, including plums, peaches, apricots and cherries -- The potential health benefits of the sub-tropical fruits kiwifruit, feijoa and tamarillo -- Effect of health-promoting properties of grapes, including resveratrol -- Potential health benefits of blackcurrants -- Overview of the health properties of blueberries -- Cranberry polyphenols in the promotion of urinary tract, cardiovascular and emerging health areas -- Vegetable fruits : a cornucopia of health benefits -- Potential health benefits of avocados -- Cardiovascular benefits of olive oil: beyond effects of fat content -- Cocoa, blood flow, and the brain -- Breeding for enhanced bioactives in berry fruit -- The influence of pre- and post-harvest environmental stress on fruit bioactives -- Recovery of valuable bioactives from residues arising from fruit processing -- Stability and bioaccessibility of fruit bioactives in foods : food component interactions and matrix effect.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Nutrition.
Related Names Skinner, Margot.
Hunter, Denise.
Related To Print version: Bioactives in fruit. Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Wiley Blackwell, 2013. 9780470674970 0470674970 9781118635551 1118635558 1118635566 9781118635582 1118635582 9781118635599 1118635590 (DLC) 2013006647
ISBN 1118635566 (electronic bk.)
9781118635568 (electronic bk.)
9780470674970 (cloth : alk. paper)
0470674970 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781118635551 (obook)
1118635558 (obook)
9781118635582 (emobi)
1118635582 (emobi)
9781118635599 (epub)
1118635590 (epub)