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Vegetables and Fruits Handbook
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Vegetables and Fruits
Nutritional and Therapeutic Values
by Thomas S.C. Li

Vegetables and Fruits: Nutritional and Therapeutic Values presents detailed information on nutritional and therapeutic constituents and their applications for more than 200 vegetables and fruits currently available in North American markets.

This comprehensive reference guide begins with a general introduction to essential human values such as protein, minerals, vitamins, and fiber. Tables list nutritional and therapeutic values, vitamin and mineral content, and flavonoid, isoflavone, and carotenoid presence in raw vegetables.

An additional table presents uses of vegetables and fruits to maintain health and fight disease.

The appendices provide lists of scientific and English names, as well as a review of chemical compounds and their sources.

Features:

  • Clearly formatted tables allowing quick and easy access to information
  • Includes information on nutritional and health-related constituents as well as therapeutic applications
  • Contains research on more than 100 fruits and 100 vegetables
  • Presents flavonoid, isoflavone, and carotenoid content in raw vegetables
  • Covers vitamin and mineral content in fruits and vegetables currently available in the North American markets

Contents

  1. Nutritional and Therapeutic Values of Vegetables
  2. Vitamins and Minerals of Vegetables
  3. Flavonoid, Isoflavone, and Carotenoid Contents in Raw Vegetables
  4. Nutritional and Therapeutic Values of Fruits
  5. Vitamins and Minerals of Fruits
  6. Vegetables and Fruits Used To Protect Health

Appendices

  • Chemical Components and Their Sources
  • List of English and Scientific Names: Vegetables
  • List of Scientific and English Names: Vegetables
  • List of English and Scientific Names: Fruits
  • List of Scientific and English Names: Fruits

Index

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Nutritional and Therapeutic Values
by Thomas S.C. Li

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