Apples: Nutrition, Consumption and Health


Sancho J. Cordoba (Editor)
Fernando A. Delgado (Editor)

Series: Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
BISAC: HEA017000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the nutrition, consumption and health effects of apples. Topics discussed in this compilation include the microbiology of apples and apple products and related health hazards; apple pomace as a substrate for industrial and biotechnological applications; non-destructive measurements of the quality parameters of fresh apples; apple polyphenols are their effect of cardiovascular disease, obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes; and apple contamination risks. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Apple Pomace: Source of Value Added Products
(Francielo Vendruscolo, Patrícia Melchionna Albuquerque, Fernanda Streit, Elisa Espósito, Jorge Luiz Ninow, Federal University of Goiás, School of Agronomy and Food Engineering, Goiânia, GO, Brazil, and others)

Nondestructive Measurement of Apples using Machine Vision, NIR Spectrophotometer and Electronic Nose
(Zou Xiaobo, Shi Jiyong Zhao Jiewen, Agricultural Product Processing and Storage Lab, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China)

Microbiology of Apples and Apple Products and Related Health Hazards
(V.H. Tournas, E.J. Katsoudas, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland, USA, and others)

Apples, Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes
(Elideth Martínez Ladrón de Guevara, Joaquín Rodrigo-García, Laura A. de la Rosa, Emilio Alvarez-Parrilla, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Departamento de Ciencias Basicas, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahuam Mexico, and others)

Characterization of Apples and Apple Juices by Determining Organic and Inorganic Nutrients
(Iva Juranović Cindrić, Michaela Zeiner, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Horvatovac, Zagreb, Croatia, and others)

The Use of Microsatellite Markers and Morphological Traits in Characterizing and Maintaining Genetic Diversity in a Cultivated Apple Germplasm Collection
(E.J. Allen, R. Howell, K. Tobutt, F. Fernandez-Fernandez, M.J. Jeger, Imperial College, Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom, and others)

Analysis of Apple Juice Aroma by Means of Headspace-Trap HRGC/MS and Sensory Evaluation
(Martin Pour Nikfardjam, Daniel Maier, Thomas Koppmann, State Research Institute for Viticulture & Pomiculture, Traubenplatz, Weinsberg, Germany, and others)

Contamination of Apples
(Rey Gutiérrez, Rutilio Ortiz, Salvador Vega, Richard Gibson, Laboratorio de Análisis Instrumental, Departamento de Producción Agrícola y Animal, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unidad Xochimilco, Calzada del Hueso, Coyoacán, México D.F., and others)


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