Fruit Juices: Bioactive Properties, Consumption and Role in Disease Prevention

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Doreen L. Fleming (Editor)

Series: Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
BISAC: HEA017000

This book provides new research on fruit juices. Chapter One focuses reports on the validation of an analytical method for the simultaneous determination of citric, malic and lactic acids in fermented passion fruit. Chapter Two analyzes citrus pectin as a prebiotic in beverages containing Lactobacillus rhamnosus ATCC 7469. Chapter Three provides a critical review of fruit juices as a nutrient-dense food for health enhancement. Chapter Four examines the role of fruit juice or fruit components in general in the prevention of some of the most relevant neurodegenerative diseases. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Validation of an Ion Exclusion-HPLC Method for Simultaneous Determination of Citric, Malic and Lactic Acids in Fermented Passion Fruit
N. Farias, M. Soares and E. Gouveia (Department of Antibiotics, Federal University of Pernambuco, Cidade Universitária Recife, PE, Brazil)

Chapter 2. Citrus Pectin: A Promising Prebiotic in Beverages Containing Lactobacillus rhamnosus ATCC 7469?
Raissa Andrade, Eloyza Santos and Ester Gouveia (Department of Antibiotics – Federal University of Pernambuco, Cidade Universitária CEP, Brazil)

Chapter 3. A Critical Review of Fruit Juices as Nutrient-Dense Foods for Health Enhancement
Siti Marhaida Mustafa and Chua Lee Suan (Institute of Bioproduct Development, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, and others)

Chapter 4. The Role of Fruit Juices and Nectars in the Prevention of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Raquel de Pinho Ferreira Guiné, Ana Cristina Ferrão Silva and Sofia de Guiné e Florença (CI&DETS Research Centre and Department of Food Industry, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, ESAV, Quinta da Alagoa, Viseu, Portugal, and others)

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