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Title Dried fruits [electronic resource] : phytochemicals and health effects / edited by Cesarettin Alasalvar and Fereidoon Shahidi
Imprint Ames, Iowa : Wiley, 2013
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource
Series Functional food science & technology
Functional food science and technology series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Dried fruits serve as important healthful snack items around the world. They provide a concentrated form of fresh fruits, prepared by different drying techniques. With their unique combination of taste/aroma, essential nutrients, fibre, and phytochemicals or bioactive compounds, dried fruits are convenient for healthy eating and can bridge the gap between recommended intake of fruits and actual consumption. Dried fruits are nutritionally equivalent to fresh fruits, in smaller serving sizes, in the current dietary recommendations of various countries. Scientific evidence suggests that indivi
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Subject Dried fruit -- Health aspects
Phytochemicals -- Health aspects
Electronic books
Alt Author Alasalvar, Cesarettin
Shahidi, Fereidoon, 1951-
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