Functional foods and nutraceuticals: a way to improve health, prevent disease, and delay aging. The case of cactus pear.

Risultato della ricerca: Otherpeer review

Abstract

Cactus pear fruits have recently been the object of scientific research aimed at revealing bioactive components. This short review summarizes results obtained by our group. The two characteristic betalain pigments, betanin and indicaxanthin, appear promising molecules to be considered nutraceutical compounds.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Pagine10-14
Numero di pagine5
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2007

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