Search for dissertations about: "Bitterness"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Bitterness.

  1. 1. Sensory, attitudinal, and contextual aspects of the meal : health implications and connections with risk factors for coronary heart disease and obesity

    Author : Erika Rapp [Nordin]; Åsa Öström; Inga-Britt Gustafsson; Judith Annett; Inger M. Jonsson; Mai-Lis Hellénius; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : Abdominal fat; Basic tastes; Bitterness; BMI; Coronary heart disease; Dietary fat content; Eating context; Food; HDL-cholesterol; Health promotion; Intervention; Meal; Perception; Preference; PROP; Beska; BMI; Bukfetma; Fetthalt; Grundsmaker; HDL-kolesterol; Hjärtinfarkt; Hälsa; Intervention; Mat; Måltidsmiljö; Preferens; PROP; Sensitivitet; Culinary Arts and Meal Science; Måltidskunskap; Måltidskunskap; Culinary Arts and Meal Science;

    Abstract : Det övergripande syftet var att undersöka mat- och måltidsrelaterade faktorer som bidragande orsak till övervikt och hjärt-kärlsjukdom.I en sensorisk studie jämfördes individer som insjuknat i hjärtinfarkt med en frisk kontroll-grupp med avseende på preferens för mat med hög respektive låg fetthalt, smakkänslighet för grundsmakerna (surt, beskt, salt, sött, umami och metalliskt) samt det beska ämnet 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP). READ MORE

  2. 2. A reason to be bitter : Cassava classification from the farmers' perspective

    Author : Linley Chiwona-Karltun; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Cassava; bitter; sweet; cyanogenic glucosides; cyanide; sensory analysis; taste; theft; women; food security; SSR-markers; molecular genetics; plant morphology; Malawi; Africa;

    Abstract : Ethnographers report from both South America and Africa that cassava farmers classify cultivars as belonging to either of two groups, "bitter" or "sweet", and that farmers prefer to grow "bitter" cultivars as the staple crop. It remains contentious if the two groups and whether bitterness in taste reflects the content of cyanogenic glucosides in cassava roots. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sensory quality of tomato, carrot and wheat : Influences of growing systems

    Author : Åsa Haglund; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; Domestic sciences; growing system; sensory evaluation; taste; food quality; tomato; carrot; wheat; Hushållsvetenskap; Domestic science and nutrition; Hushålls- och kostvetenskap;

    Abstract : The sensory variation in products, conventionally and ecologically grown has been described and the effect of sensory training on the reliability of the assessors has been evaluated.Ecologically grown tomatoes scored higher for sweetness while conventionally grown tomatoes scored higher for firmness. READ MORE

  4. 4. Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation in the Separation, Characterization and Application of Wine Particle Matter

    Author : Daniel Osorio Macias; Institutionen för livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AF4-UV-MALS-dRI; wine colloids; wine macromolecules; phenolic compounds; polysaccharides; winemaking;

    Abstract : Wine particle matter is mainly constituted by wine colloids and wine macromolecules. These wine colloidal and macromolecular compounds are barely studied, possibly due to the difficulty in facing the challenges that their study merits. READ MORE

  5. 5. Coping strategies and health-related quality of life in persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion

    Author : Magnus Lundgren Elfström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : spinal cord injuries; scale development; coping behaviour; distress; mental health; quality of life; psychometrics; validation; cross-sectional;

    Abstract : Aims: The overall aims of the thesis were to investigate coping strategies employed by persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion (SCL) to cope with the lesion and its consequences, and to study the relations between coping strategies and health-related quality of life (HRQL). Further, specific contributions to SCL-related scale development were given. READ MORE