Search for dissertations about: "fruit and vegetables"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 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

    Author : Anna-Mari Simunaniemi; Margaretha Nydahl; Agneta Andersson; Helena Sandberg; Liisa Valsta; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : fruit and vegetables; 24-h recall; food frequency questionnaire; discourse analysis; cluster analysis; communication; blogs; Culinary Arts and Meal Science; 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

    Author : Maria Svanberg; Institutionen för livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. 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

    Author : Rikard Åsgård; Björn Hellman; Leif Busk; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. COMBINED DEHYDRATION METHODS - From Fresh Fruit to High-quality Ingredients

    Author : Frédéric Prothon; Livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Food and drink technology; Livsmedelsteknik; semi-finished products; agent; collapse; apple; microwave-assisted air-drying; dehydration; osmotic treatment;

    Abstract : Numerous products from the food industry contain fruit and/or berries, in the form of fillings or ingredients, e. g. in yoghurt, some bread products/cereal products, ice cream, etc. In order to produce these ingredients and improve their characteristics, many processing techniques are available. READ MORE

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

    Author : Lena Normén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : 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