Native Australian fruits — a novel source of antioxidants for food

@inproceedings{Netzel2007NativeAF,
  title={Native Australian fruits — a novel source of antioxidants for food},
  author={Michael Netzel and Gabriele A Netzel and Qingguo Tian and Steven R. Schwartz and Izabela Konczak},
  year={2007}
}
Twelve native Australian fruits, finger lime (red and yellow), riberry, brush cherry, Cedar Bay cherry, muntries, Illawarra plum, Burdekin plum, Davidson's plum, Kakadu plum, Molucca raspberry and Tasmanian Pepper, were investigated for their antioxidant capacity and presence of phenolic compounds, anthocyanins and ascorbic acid. The radical scavenging activities of five of the evaluated fruits were significantly higher (3.1 to 5.2-fold in the TEAC assay and 1.2 to 4.2-fold in the PCL assay… CONTINUE READING