publication . Article . Preprint . 2008

The potential of Manitoba chokecherry as a source of high natural antioxidants

Wende Li; Farah S. Hosseinian; Arnold W. Hydamaka; Lynda Lowry; Trust Beta;
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  • Published: 22 Jan 2008 Journal: Nature Precedings (eissn: 1756-0357, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
Consumption of fruits and vegetables is shown to be beneficial for protecting health and preventing some chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. The positive health effects have been mainly due to the contributions of their natural antioxidant capacity. Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana), a unique fruit, is a member of the Rose family and native to North America. Here we demonstrate that chokecherry fruit with strong antioxidant capacity is available in Manitoba, and that its potent antioxidant potential can be developed for health benefits in value-added applications.These findings are useful for developing novel value-added antioxidan...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: food and beverages
free text keywords: Cancer, Chemistry, Plant Biology, Ecology, Biology
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2008

The potential of Manitoba chokecherry as a source of high natural antioxidants

Wende Li; Farah S. Hosseinian; Arnold W. Hydamaka; Lynda Lowry; Trust Beta;