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Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) isolated from soy milk were used to produce a multifunctional fermented food. Seven isolates were screened for their ability to produce peptides and free isoflavones in soy milk. The antihypertensive, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties of the resulting fermented soy milks were evaluated in vitro using biochemical(More)
*Manuscript Click here to view linked References 2 ABSTRACT 1 Angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory and antioxidant peptides are receiving attention 2 due to their beneficial effects in the prevention/treatment of hypertension. The objective was to 3 explore the effect of high hydrostatic pressure (HP) on proteolysis by different proteases and(More)
26 The effect of liquid (LSF) and solid state fermentation (SSF) of lentils for production 27 of water-soluble fractions with antioxidant and antihypertensive properties was 28 studied. LSF was performed either spontaneously (NF) or by Lactobacillus plantarum 29 (LP) while SSF was performed by Bacillus subtilis (BS). Native lactic flora in NF 30 adapted(More)
are becoming the leading causes of global morbidity and mortality. Diet pattern and physical exercise have been found to be the most important factors impacting on these chronic diseases. Because they are preventable, modifications in diet and lifestyle habits are currently recognized as promising strategies to prevent and/or treat these diseases. In(More)
Europe has become heavily dependent on soya bean imports, entailing trade agreements and quality standards that do not satisfy the European citizen's expectations. White, yellow, and narrow-leafed lupins are native European legumes that can become true alternatives to soya bean, given their elevated and high-quality protein content, potential health(More)
In addition to its stimulatory effect, caffeine has been also associated with suppressing lipid accumulation and weight gain, making the well established energy drink market an ideal avenue to expand product health functionality. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of caffeine extracted from Yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis) (matein, MT)(More)
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