Wild vegetables of the Mediterranean area as valuable sources of bioactive compounds

@article{SnchezMata2011WildVO,
  title={Wild vegetables of the Mediterranean area as valuable sources of bioactive compounds},
  author={M. S{\'a}nchez-Mata and R. D. Cabrera Loera and P. Morales and V. Fern{\'a}ndez-Ruiz and M. C{\'a}mara and C. D{\'i}ez Marqu{\'e}s and M. Pardo-de-Santayana and J. Tard{\'i}o},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={59},
  pages={431-443}
}
The intake of traditionally consumed wild edible species is nowadays receiving renewed attention, due to the recognition of their potential benefits for human health. This paper represents a contribution to the knowledge of the chemical composition of different wild and under-utilized vegetables of the Mediterranean area, concerning their organic acid profile and the distribution of ascorbic and dehydroascorbic acids as vitamin C activity. Fifteen species, belonging to ten botanical families… Expand

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