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ICT innovations in teaching in food biochemistry laboratories
(Lincoln University., 2009-11-10)
Effect of processing on the oxalate concentration of Com Hen and Canh Chua Bac Ha, two local dishes prepared from the petioles of taro grown in central Viet Nam
Petioles of Mon Ngot (Sweet taro, Colocasia esculenta) are widely grown in Thua Thien Hue Province in Viet Nam and they are an important ingredient in the popular local dishes Com Hen and Canh Chua Bac Ha. During the ...
Fatty acid profile of New Zealand grown edible pine nuts (Pinus spp.)
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2017-03-10)
Pine nuts are becoming a popular snack because of their interesting taste and positive nutritional profile. Their fatty acid profile has been reported but there is some confusion identifying named cultivars. This study ...
Oxalate content of stir fried silver beet leaves (Beta vulgaris var. cicla) with and without additions of yoghurt
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012-02)
Total and soluble oxalic acids were extracted and analysed by HPLC chromatography following Asian cooking methods, which involved soaking, boiling and stir frying of silver beet (Beta vulgaris var. cicla) leaves. Autumn-grown ...
Investigation of oxalate levels in sorrel plant parts and sorrel-based products
(Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP), 2013-08)
The oxalate content of the leaves and stems of green and variegated cultivars of sorrel (Rumex acetosa) were extracted and measured using HPLC chromatography. The larger, more mature leaves of both cultivars contained ...
Effect on quality characteristics of tomatoes grown under well-watered and drought stress conditions
Tomatoes are one of the most nutritionally and economically important crops in New Zealand and around the world. Tomatoes require large amounts of water to grow well and are adversely affected by drought stress. However, ...
Antioxidant capacities, total phenolic and ascorbic acid content of fruit available in New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2014)
Methods: Antioxidant capacities, total phenolic and ascorbic acid contents of 40 fruit available in New Zealand were quantified using ABTS and ORAC, Folin-Ciocalteu and titration assays respectively. The fruits contained ...
Effects of UV-B radiation on oxalate content of silver beet leaves
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012)
Silver beet (Beta vulgaricus var. cicla) a common vegetable in New Zealand is known to contain high levels of oxalates in the leaves. Silver beet plants were grown in a field trial under glass and perspex sheets which ...
Quality properties of sesame and olive oils incorporated with flaxseed oil
(Tabriz University of Medical Studies, 2017-04-13)
Purpose: Suitable ratio of essential fatty acids has an important role in maintaining good health. There is no pure oil with an ideal fatty acid composition and oxidative stability. The main goal of the present study was ...
A potential new seed oil: New Zealand flax seed oil (harakeke seed oil)
Harakeke oil has potential use as an edible oil. The objective of the study was to determine year to year variation and chemical constituents of the oil.