Search for dissertations about: "plant foods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words plant foods.

  1. 1. Antioxidants in Bolivian Plant Foods. Antioxidant Capacity, Flavonoids and other Phenolic Compounds

    Author : Mauricio Penarrieta; Livsmedelsteknik; []

    Abstract : The total antioxidant capacity was measured and the major phenolic and flavonoid compounds were identified and quantified in a selection of Bolivian crops growing at different altitudes above seal level (a.s.l.). READ MORE

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

    Author : Emily Sonestedt; Diabetes - kardiovaskulär sjukdom; []
    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

  3. 3. Studies towards late blight control in potato

    Author : Laith Moushib; Molekylär cellbiologi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Oomycetes; plant induced resistance; sustainable agriculture; plant defence activators; plant innate immunity; potato; late blight;

    Abstract : Abstract The oomycete Phytophthora infestans, which causes the devastating late blight disease of potato, is notorious for developing resistance to conventional control strategies (fungicide application and resistance breeding by introgression of R gene). To increase our tool box of disease management strategies available to combat P. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dietary fat as an exposure in epidemiological studies. Observations in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort

    Author : Iréne Mattisson; Internmedicin - epidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Absolute fat; cohort study; confounders; energy-adjustment; fibre; food groups; plant food; prospective study; relative fat; underreporting; Public health; Näringslära; epidemiology; breast cancer; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Nutrition;

    Abstract : The aim was to explore the inherent meaning of total fat and to examine the associations between relative fat intake and postmenopausal breast cancer. Furthermore, the impacts of the alterations in dietary assessment routines are discussed. This thesis uses data from the Malmö Diet and Cancer study, a prospective cohort study. READ MORE

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

    Author : Britta M. Ogle; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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