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Onion, a natural alternative to artificial food preservatives. Review

Author
Santas, J.; Almajano, María Pilar; Carbó, R.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Agro food industry hi-tech
Date of publication
2010
Volume
21
Number
5
First page
44
Last page
46
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/11904 Open in new window
Abstract
Consumer demand of minimally processed foods without synthetic preservatives has led to a growing interest in their replacement for more natural alternatives. Onion is widely used as a food ingredient and it is known as a good source of bioactive compounds, such as sulphur-containing compounds and flavonoids with well known health beneficial effects, antioxidant and antimicrobial capacities. Consequently, onion has been proposed as a promising and safer source of food preservatives. The overall ...
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Santas, J.; Almajano, M.; Carbó, R. Onion, a natural alternative to artificial food preservatives. Review. "Agro food industry hi-tech", 2010, vol. 21, núm. 5, p. 44-46.
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Càtedra A3 - A3 Chair
SC-SIMBIO - Complex systems. Computer simulation of materials and biological systems

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