Download Emerging bioresources with nutraceutical and pharmaceutical by Seema Patel PDF

By Seema Patel

Bankruptcy 1: Introduction.- bankruptcy 2: An underutilized tropical plant Psidium cattleianum (Strawberry guava).- bankruptcy three: Opuntia culmination as resource of cheap practical foods.- bankruptcy four: nutrition and pharmaceutical capability of Carissa genus.- bankruptcy five: Portulaca oleracea: an untapped bioactive repository for overall healthiness amelioration.- bankruptcy 6: Grape seeds: Agro-industrial waste with immense sensible meals potential.- bankruptcy 7: most up-to-date and powerful entrant to the sensible foodstuff zone: Chia seeds.- bankruptcy eight: Prosopis genus as nutrients and drug repository: Exploring the literature databases.- bankruptcy nine: Resurgence of curiosity in historic grain quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa): An appraisal.- bankruptcy 10: A promising CAM healing for a number of cancers: Milk thistle (Silybum).- bankruptcy eleven: Chaga (Inonotus obliquus) mushroom: Nutraceutical review in line with most recent findings.

Show description

Read or Download Emerging bioresources with nutraceutical and pharmaceutical prospects PDF

Best environmental books

The Global Environmental Benefits of Land Degradation Control on Agricultural Land: Global Overlays Program (World Bank Environmental Paper :, No. 16)

This publication specializes in the worldwide results of land degradation, yet emphasizes different vital degrees of land degradation: on the box point, it will possibly bring about lowered productiveness; on the nationwide point, it may well reason flooding, and sedimentation; and, on the international point, it might probably give a contribution to weather adjustments, harmful bio-diversity, and overseas waters.

Ciba Foundation Symposium 175 - Environmental Change and Human Health

Discusses these facets of environmental switch which would have direct or oblique results on human well-being. comprises discussions on water pollutants, agricultural pollutants, genetic illness and unique tropical ailments in addition to human foodstuff and inhabitants development. content material:

Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 237

Reports of Environmental illness and Toxicology makes an attempt to supply concise, serious reports of well timed advances, philosophy and demanding components of complete or wanted exercise within the overall box of xenobiotics, in any section of our environment, in addition to toxicological implications.

Extra resources for Emerging bioresources with nutraceutical and pharmaceutical prospects

Example text

Further, it was observed that the rats receiving the combination treatment for 7 weeks followed by the extract alone were capable of attaining blood glucose level as that of non-diabetic rats. The extract at a dose of 1 mg/kg daily could elicit anti-diabetic effect. Wolfram et al. (2002) reported that a soluble fibre in O. robusta fruits can retard carbohydrate absorption and reduce the postprandial rise in blood glucose and serum insulin in patients with type-II diabetes. Liu et al. (2010) also investigated the hypoglycaemic effect of the extracts of Opuntia fruit polysaccharide in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

Food Chem 114:334–339 Liu HG, Liang QY, Meng HL, Huang HX (2010) Hypoglycemic effect of extracts of cactus pear fruit polysaccharide in rats. Zhong Yao Cai 33:240–242 Marín VH, Rodríguez LC, Niemeyer HM (2012) A socio-ecological model of the Opuntia scrublands in the Peruvian Andes. Ecol Model 227:136–146 Moßhammer MR, Stintzing FC, Carle R (2005) Development of a process for the production of a betalain-based colouring foodstuff from cactus pear. Innov Food Sci Emerg Technol 6:221–231 Moßhammer MR, Stintzing FC, Carle R (2006) Evaluation of different methods for the production of juice concentrates and fruit powders from cactus pear.

2003). Osorio-Esquivel et al. (2011) reported richness of O. joconostle fruit pericarp in phenolic compounds and betacyanins. Abd El-Razek et al. (2012) demonstrated that Opuntia fruit juice with its 22 3 Opuntia Fruits as a Source of Inexpensive Functional Food high total phenolics, total flavonoids, vitamin C, vitamin E and β-carotene content can keep oxidative stress under check and minimize cataract risk in diabetes patients. Oral administration of 3 ml juice daily to alloxan-induced hypoglycaemic rats for 8 weeks remarkably increased the concentration of GSH-Px, SOD and decreased NO.

Download PDF sample

Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 30 votes