Vegetables and Fruits: Nutritional and Therapeutic ValuesAuthor:
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: November 2008
Features clearly formatted tables allowing quick and easy access to information Includes information on nutritional and health-related constituents as well as therapeutic applications Contains research on over 100 fruits and 100 vegetables Presents flavinoid, isoflavone, and carotenoid content in raw vegetables Provides nutritional information in relation to countering diseases The consumption of fruits and vegetables has increased significantly as individuals have become more health-conscious and aware of the importance of plant based diets. Providing an authoritative and comprehensive reference guide, Vegetables and Fruits: Nutritional and Therapeutic Values uses user-friendly tables to present critical information on therapeutic and nutritional values for more than 200 species of fruits and vegetables. It presents flavonoid, isoflavone, and carotenoid content in raw vegetables as well as essential human nutritional values including protein, vitamins, and minerals. The book also provides nutritional information for countering and preventing disease.