Search for dissertations about: "fruit and vegetables"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words fruit and vegetables.

  1. 1. 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

  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. Phytosterols. Effect of intake on cholesterol absorption and colorectal cancer risk

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Lena Normén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; phytosterols; phytostanols; soy sterols; sitostanol; ester; gas-liquid chromatography; GLC; cholesterol absorption; sterol excretion; fruit; vegetables; cereals; colon cancer; rectal cancer; dietary fiber;

    Abstract : Phytosterols are lipid components of all food items of plant origin. They are effective in decreasing plasma cholesterol concentrations, but have also been suggested to protect against colorectal cancer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of Antioxidants and Pro-oxidants on Oxidative Stress and DNA Damage using the Comet Assay Studies on Blood Cells from Type 2 Diabetes Subjects and Mouse Lymphoma Cells

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Rikard Åsgård; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; metabolic syndrome; fruit and vegetable intake; plasma antioxidants; beta-carotene; alpha-tocopherol; inflammation; oxidative DNA damage; lipid peroxidation; mouse lymphoma assay; ROS; nucleotide pool; viability; DNA dye; Toxicology; Toxikologi;

    Abstract : Diet and oral supplements comprise two distinct sources of antioxidants known to prevent oxidative stress. Beneficial effects from antioxidants have been seen for patients at risk for type 2 diabetes.The aim of this thesis was to evaluate the positive effects of antioxidants against oxidative stress and DNA damage in type 2 diabetes subjects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dietary prevention of gastrointestinal cancer : epidemiologic studies of fruit, vegetables and cereals

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

    Author : Paul Terry; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; fruit; vegetables; antioxidants; cereals; dietary fiber; esophageal neoplasms; gastric cardia neoplasms; stomach neoplasms; colorectal neoplasms; gastroesophageal reflux; cohort studies; case-control studies;

    Abstract : The widely accepted inverse associations between fruit, vegetables, dietary fiber and colorectal cancer risk, have recently been called into question. In addition, dietary studies of certain cancers, such as adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia, and prospective cohort studies of stomach cancer, remain scarce. READ MORE