Search for dissertations about: "berries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the word berries.

  1. 1. Processing of berries – Effects on functionality, stability and bioactivity of anthocyanins

    Author : Gabriel Barbosa; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; berries; powder; hot air and microwave drying; osmotic dehydration; press cake; edible coating; anthocyanins; gastrointestinal in vitro digestion; polyphenols; pulsed electric field; oxidative stress; yeast;

    Abstract : Berries are rich natural sources of anthocyanins, water-soluble pigments in plants that have been linked to beneficial effects against chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases. However, anthocyanins as well as other polyphenolic compounds are often sensitive to degradation during processing, storage and digestion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Berries in Prevention of Metabolic Disease – focus on obesity, diabetes and gut microbiota

    University dissertation from Molecular Nutrition, Lund University

    Author : Lovisa Heyman; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; obesity; type 2 diabetes; berries; low-grade inflammation; gut microbiota; hepatic steatosis; gene expression; DNA methylation; lingonberry; blackcurrant; bilberry; açai;

    Abstract : The increasing prevalence of obesity is a worldwide health problem closely linked to diet and lifestyle factors. Obesity is associated with increased risk of several metabolic disorders including insulin resistance, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carotenoids, tocochromanols and chlorophylls in sea buckthorn berries (Hippophae rhamnoides) and Rose Hips (Rosa sp.) : variation during ripening, and among cultivars/species and years

    University dissertation from ; Department of Horticulture and Department of Plant breeding and Biotechnology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

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  4. 4. Plant foods, plasma enterolactone and breast cancer - with a focus on estrogen receptor status and genetic variation

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Emily Sonestedt; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; plant foods; breast cancer; fibre; epidemiology; lignans; enterolactone; plasma; estrogen receptor α; estrogen receptor β; polymorphisms; reliability; nutrition; prospective;

    Abstract : Diets high in fibre have previously been associated with decreased risk of breast cancer in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort. Several potent compounds may exist in high-fibre diets that might protect against breast cancer, for example lignans. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring the microbiota of the gastrointestinal tract

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Jie Xu; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Microbiota; Probiotics; Blood pressure; High fat diet; Oat; Green tea; Berry; Fiber; Exopolysaccharides; Ulcerative colitis;

    Abstract : Abstract: Balanced microbiota of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is important for maintaining health of the host. Altered gut microbiota have been found to be associated with various life-style induced and other intestinal inflammatory diseases. Gut microbiota is viewed as a metabolic organ and considered as new target for therapies. READ MORE