Fruits of the Brazilian cerrado : composition and functional benefits /

Fruits of the Brazilian Cerrado: Composition and Functional Benefits describes the nutritional, chemical and physical characteristics of the fruits of the Cerrado, as well as their pharmacological effects and use in phytotherapics. Chapters are dedicated to the morphological characteristics, macronu...

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Imprint:Cham : Springer, [2021]
Description:1 online resource (192 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Fruit -- Brazil.
Cerrado plants -- Brazil.
Cerrado plants -- Utilization.
Cerrado plants -- Nutrition.
Cerrado plants.
Fruit.
Brazil.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12610625
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Other authors / contributors:Freitas de Lima, Fernando, editor.
Lescano, Caroline Honaiser, editor.
Pires de Oliveira, Ivan, editor.
ISBN:9783030629496
303062949X
9783030629489
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Includes index.
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Summary:Fruits of the Brazilian Cerrado: Composition and Functional Benefits describes the nutritional, chemical and physical characteristics of the fruits of the Cerrado, as well as their pharmacological effects and use in phytotherapics. Chapters are dedicated to the morphological characteristics, macronutrients, micronutrients and active compounds of various fruits, with separate sections covering their peels, leaves, nuts, pulps, and other components. The text also includes detailed studies on the treatment of diseases with these natural products, as well as their applications in popular use by local communities. Authors explain the importance of bioactive compounds found in the fruits and their possible mechanisms of action in the organism. This text thus provides a valuable reference to researchers studying a range of topics, including functional foods, phytotherapy, and plant science.
Other form:Print version: Freitas de Lima, Fernando Fruits of the Brazilian Cerrado Cham : Springer International Publishing AG,c2021 9783030629489
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-030-62949-6