Natural Bioactive Compounds from Fruits and Vegetables as Health Promoters Part I

Editor(s): Luis Rodrigues da Silva and Branca Silva

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Plants have been widely used to treat diseases, owing to the presence of bioactive compounds (phytochemicals) which play important roles in health promotion and disease prevention. In recent years, ...
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Bioactive Compounds and Health-Promoting Properties of Ficus carica (L.): A Review

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Ana R. Nunes, Marco G. Alves, Pedro F. Oliveira, Luis R. Silva and Branca M. Silva


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Bioactive Compounds of Citrus as Health Promoters

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Amilcar Duarte, Catarina Carvalho and Graca Miguel


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Bioactive Compounds of Apples and Pears as Health Promoters

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Andrea Catalina Galvis-Sánchez and Ada Rocha


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Stone Fruits as a Source of Bioactive Compounds

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Juliana Vinholes, Daniel Pens Gelain and Marcia Vizzotto


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Pomegranate (Punica granatum): A Natural Approach to Combat Oxidative Stress-Related Diseases

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Ana Paula Duarte, Angelo Luis and Fernanda C. Domingues


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Nutritional and Functional Properties of Edible Berries: Implications For Health Claims

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Amadeo Girones-Vilaplana, Cristina Garcia-Viguera, Diego A. Moreno and Ral Dominguez-Perles


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Bioactive Compounds of Tropical Fruits as Health Promoters

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Iris Feria Romero, Christian Guerra-Araiza, Hermelinda Salgado Ceballos, Juan M. Gallardo, Julia J. Segura-Uribe and Sandra Orozco-Suarez


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Bioactive Compounds from Amazonian Fruits and their Antioxidant Properties

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Renan C. Chiste and Eduarda Fernandes


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Bioactive Compounds of Banana as Health Promoters

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Aline Pereira, Rodolfo Moresco and Marcelo Maraschin


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