Health-Promoting Properties of Fruits and Vegetables

Editor: Terry, L.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: CABI

Single-User Purchase Price: $203.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $305.92
ISBN: 978-1-78-064422-6
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 51
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book collectively discusses and reviews empirical data on health-promoting properties of major fresh produce types. This book is an essential resource for researchers and students in food science, nutrition and fruit and vegetable production.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • About the Editor
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 Introduction - Leon A. Terry and A. Keith Thompson
  • 2 Alliums [Onion, Garlic, Leek and Shallot] - Gemma A. Chope, Katherine Cools and Leon A. Terry
  • 3 Avocado - Marjolaine D. Meyer, Sandra Landahl, Manuela Donetti and Leon A. Terry
  • 4 Blueberry and Cranberry - Charles F. Forney and Wilhelmina Kalt
  • 5 Brassicas - Peter Glen Walley and Vicky Buchanan-Wollaston
  • 6 Citrus [Orange, Lemon, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Lime and Other Citrus Fruits] - Amarat H. Simonne and Mark A. Ritenour
  • 7 Cucurbits [Cucumber, Melon, Pumpkin and Squash] D. - Mark Hodges and Gene E. Lester
  • 8 Exotics [Litchi, Longan, Rambutan, Pomegranate, Mangosteen, Kiwifruit, Passion Fruit, Persimmon, Carambola] - Nettra Somboonkaew and Leon A. Terry
  • 9 Grape - Pierre-Louis Teissedre and Christian Chervin
  • 10 Leafy Vegetables and Salads - Peter M.A. Toivonen and D. Mark Hodges
  • 11 Pome Fruit - Chris B. Watkins and Rui Hai Liu
  • 12 Potato and Other Root Crops - Anne Pihlanto
  • 13 Prunus - Ariel R. Vicente, George A. Manganaris, Luis Cisneros-Zevallos and Carlos H. Crisosto
  • 14 Ribes and Rubus [Blackberry, Currants and Raspberry, etc.] - Jordi Giné Bordonaba and Leon A. Terry
  • 15 Strawberry - Jordi Giné Bordonaba and Leon A. Terry
  • 16 Tomato and Other Solanaceous Fruits - Amarat H. Simonne, Cecilia do Nascimento Nunes and Jeffrey K. Brecht
  • 17 Tropical Fruit [Banana, Pineapple, Papaya and Mango] - Thiruchelvam Thanaraj and Leon A. Terry
  • 18 Methodologies for Extraction, Isolation, Characterization and Quantification of Bioactive Compounds - Katherine Cools, Ariel Vicente and Leon A. Terry
  • 19 Methodologies for Evaluating In Vitro and In Vivo Activities of Bioactive Compounds - Paul J. Thornalley, Mingzhan Xue and Naila Rabbani