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Development of innovative functional foods and nutraceuraticals.


Universiti Putra Malaysia, Research Management Centre (2004) Development of innovative functional foods and nutraceuraticals. Synthesis: R&D Digest of Universiti Putra Malaysia, 7 . ISSN 0127-9394


Good nutrition influences health and wen being and may play a preventative role against many diseases. It is well-known that soya products such as soya milk drink. tempeh and tofu, carotene in oil palm. 85 well as lycopene in tomatoes may reduce the risk of cancer; probiotics and prebiotics create a healthy gut microflora; and unsaturated fatty acids and plant phytosterols are useful for cholesterol reduction. The health related aspects of food accelerate innovations in the food industry and have a high market potential.

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Item Type: Journal
Subject: Research
Publisher: Research Management Centre, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Depositing User: Muizzudin Kaspol
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2008 16:22
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2014 08:03
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/284
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