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PHYTOCHEMISTRY, NUTRITIONAL AND MEDICINAL IMPORTANCE OF ALMOND

Almond belongs to the Rosaceae family commonly known as Prunus dulcis. Almond kernel extract contains phytochemicals as well as fatty acids, phenolic acids, phenolic compounds, flavonoids, phytosterols and vitamins. The major fatty acids were linoleic acid (15.43%) and oleic acid (76.23%). These outcomes show that almond extraction is a rich source of fatty acids, soluble lipid vitamins, phytosterols, flavonoids, phenolic compounds. Moreover, these results are important in the science of nutrition, because these chemicals seem to have a significant health effect.

PHYTOCHEMISTRY, NUTRITIONAL AND MEDICIANL VALUE OF KIWI FRUIT

Current studies were performed to review the phytochemistry, nutritional and medicinal value of kiwi (Actinidia deliciosa). Kiwi is one of the richest sources of vitamin C, vitamin E along with folate, phenolic compounds, dietary fibers, and sufficient amount of essential minerals including zinc, copper, potassium so rate as a, highly healthy food. Having immense amount of vitamin C, it is highly recommended for bones and teeth issues, also to heart patients to avoid narrowing of arteries.

PHYTOCHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF MORINGA OLEIFERA ITS NUTRITIONAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE

Moringa oleifera is regarded as a multipurpose plant. It is an excellent source of nutrients, natural energy booster and a nature’s medicine cabinet. This plant contains numerous important compounds e.g., glucose, rhamnose, glucosinolates, isothiocyanates, methionine, cysteine, tryptophan, phenylalanine, lysine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, valine, alanine, threonine, glycine, glutamic acid and aspartic acid. It is used a food in many countries because it is rich in important nutrients including vitamins (A, B and K), minerals (K, Ca, Zn, Fe, P).

Redakcja
Andrzej ŁUKASZYK – przewodniczący, Szczepan BILIŃSKI,
Mieczysław CHORĄŻY, Włodzimierz KOROHODA,
Leszek KUŹNICKI, Lech WOJTCZAK

Adres redakcji:
Katedra i Zakład Histologii i Embriologii Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Poznaniu, ul. Święcickiego 6, 60-781 Poznań, tel. +48 61 8546453, fax. +48 61 8546440, email: mnowicki@ump.edu.pl

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