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Correlation between some nutritional components and the total antioxidant capacity measured with six different assays in eight horticultural crops.
The contents of antioxidant nutritional compounds, total soluble phenolics (TSP), vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and total carotenoids (TC), were correlated with the total antioxidant capacityExpand
Identification and quantification of betalains from the fruits of 10 mexican prickly pear cultivars by high-performance liquid chromatography and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.
Qualitative and quantitative analyses of betalain pigments in 10 cultivars/lines of prickly pear (Opuntia spp.) fruit grown in Mexico were conducted with reverse phase high-performance liquidExpand
Identification and quantification of phenols, carotenoids, and vitamin C from papaya (Carica papaya L., cv. Maradol) fruit determined by HPLC-DAD-MS/MS-ESI
Abstract Recent studies have demonstrated that vitamin C, phenols, and carotenoids are bioactive compounds that protect the body from oxidative stress, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseasesExpand
Annona muricata: A comprehensive review on its traditional medicinal uses, phytochemicals, pharmacological activities, mechanisms of action and toxicity
Abstract Annona muricata L. (Magnoliales: Annonaceae) is a tropical plant species known for its edible fruit which has some medicinal merits, but also some toxicological effects. This review focusesExpand
Technologies for Extraction and Production of Bioactive Compounds to be Used as Nutraceuticals and Food Ingredients: An Overview
Abstract Natural bioactive compounds include a broad diversity of structures and functionalities that provide an excellent pool of molecules for the production of nutraceuticals, functional foods,Expand
Physical attributes and chemical composition of organic strawberry fruit (Fragaria x ananassa Duch, Cv. Albion) at six stages of ripening.
Organic strawberry fruits (Cv. 'Albion') were harvested at six different ripening stages and evaluated for physical and chemical parameters. Biometrical characteristics and moisture content did notExpand
Fruit and Vegetable Waste: Bioactive Compounds, Their Extraction, and Possible Utilization.
Fruits and vegetables are the most utilized commodities among all horticultural crops. They are consumed raw, minimally processed, as well as processed, due to their nutrients and health-promotingExpand
Modified and controlled atmospheres for the storage, transportation, and packaging of horticultural commodities
Introduction, E.M. Yahia Storage Technology and Applications, E. Hoehn, R.K. Prange, and C. Vigneault Transport Technology and Applications, P.E. Brecht, S. Dohring, J.K. Brecht, and W. BensonExpand
Changes in capsaicinoids during development, maturation and senescence of chile peppers and relation with peroxidase activity
The components responsible for chile hot flavor, capsaicinoids, are synthesized through the cinnamic acid pathway, and their degradation is thought to be aided by the action of peroxidases. This workExpand
Effects of elevated concentrations of CO2 in modified atmosphere packaging on the quality of prickly pear cactus stems (Opuntia spp.)
We have tested the effects of passive and semi-active modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) on the postharvest life and quality of flattened stems or cladodes of the prickly pear cactus (Opuntia spp.),Expand