Search for dissertations about: "Vegetables"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the word Vegetables.

  1. 1. Wild vegetables and micronutrient nutrition Studies on the significance of wild vegetables in women's diets in Vietnam

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Britta M. Ogle; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Edible wild plants; gathered vegetables; Vietnam; micronutrients; rapid appraisal; dietary assessment; nutrition status; chemical analysis; food diversity; folate; medicinal foods; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Abstract : The principal aim has been to investigate the contemporary role and importance of edible wild plants in the diets of women in different agro-ecological regions of Vietnam. Field studies were undertaken in four villages in the Mekong Delta (MD) and the Central Highlands (CH) in 1995-1999. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of Processing on Dietary Fibre in Vegetables

    University dissertation from Department of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University

    Author : Maria Svanberg; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; low molecular weight carbohydrates; carrot cultivars; molecular weight distribution; viscosity; water-soluble polysaccharides; processing; Dietary fibre; vegetables; bulking capacity; rats; Food and drink technology; Livsmedelsteknik;

    Abstract : Several beneficial effects have been connected with dietary fibre. Insoluble fibre has a good faecal bulking capacity, whereas soluble and viscous dietary fibre has been shown to have beneficial effects on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. READ MORE

  3. 3. In vitro accessibility of provitamin A carotenoids in vegetables and fruits - Effects of different process and preparation methods and estimation of vitamin A activity

    University dissertation from Department of Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Lund University

    Author : Ellen Hedrén; [2004]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; in vitro accessibility; provitamin A carotenoids; lactic acid fermentation; food matrix; cell wall degrading enzymes; vegetables; vitamin A activity; beta-carotene; red palm oil; fruits;

    Abstract : Vitamin A deficiency is a major nutritional problem in many developing countries, caused chiefly by a diet with low retinol content. The bioefficacy of provitamin A carotenoids in plant foods is claimed to be insufficient to maintain a satisfactory vitamin A status. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consuming and Communicating Fruit and Vegetables A Nation-Wide Food Survey and Analysis of Blogs among Swedish Adults

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna-Mari Simunaniemi; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : fruit and vegetables; 24-h recall; food frequency questionnaire; discourse analysis; cluster analysis; communication; blogs; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Culinary Arts and Meal Science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Måltidskunskap; Kostvetenskap; Food; Nutrition and Dietetics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption among Swedish adults and to use F&V-related perceptions for audience segmentation. Further, the aim was to identify motives and approaches of F&V bloggers, as well as to analyze F&V-related online discourses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vacuum Impregnation of Spinach Tissue: Metabolic Consequences and their Potential Industrial Applications

    University dissertation from Department of Food Technology, Lund University

    Author : Noor Liyana Yusof; [2017-06-14]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vacuum impregnation; Metabolic consequences; Spinach : metabolism; Modified atmosphere; Minimal processing; Nitrate reduction; Vegetables; Plant tissue;

    Abstract : Vacuum impregnation (VI) is a unit operation that allows the introduction of solutions into the porous structure of plant tissues. The plant tissue is immersed in the solution of interest and is then subjected to partial vacuum, causing the removal of air from the tissue. READ MORE