# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Food Science and Human Nutrition by Title

• (2013-08-22)
The beet, in its various forms, has been an important agricultural commodity for millennia; it was first mentioned in writing in 8th century BC Mesopotamia. Although the sugar beet contributes to a quarter of sugar ...
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• (2012-06-27)
Cola is the predominant flavor among the various types of carbonated beverages. The uniqueness and complexity of cola flavor are the result of natural flavor ingredients, such as essential oils and vanilla extract. Many ...
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• (2010-08-20)
The scope of this study involved the identification of key odorants in fresh cut-watermelon, and the synthesis and evaluation of esters with potential watermelon-like aroma attributes. Aroma formation in fresh-cut watermelon ...
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• (2014-05-30)
The practice of barrel aging of spirits has been used for centuries. It began as an alternative storage and transportation method, but aging in an oak cask is now exclusively used as a means to impart flavor to the spirits. ...
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• (2010-05-18)
Dark chocolate has both a complex flavor profile and compositional matrix consisting of sugar and cocoa particles dispersed in a continuous phase of cocoa butter. The crystal structure of cocoa butter contributes to both ...
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• (2013-05-24)
Saccharomyces cerevisiae is considered one of the promising microorganisms in lignocellulosic bioethanol production. Unfortunately S. cerevisiae cannot consume xylose, a pentose sugar which comprises almost 30% of ...
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• (2014-05-30)
Broccoli (Brassica oleracea L.) is the most significant source of sulforaphane (SF), a potent cancer-preventative agent in the Western diet. Because SF is unstable; the plant produces a stable thioglucoside precursor, ...
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• (2014-01-16)
Gliadins are a group of cereal proteins extracted from wheat flour. Gliadins contribute to viscosity and extensibility in dough. In our study, distribution and location of gliadins as a function of mixing time ...
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• (2011-08-26)
Tomato consumption has been correlated with decreased risks of chronic diseases like prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease. Among many nutrients and phytochemicals in fresh tomatoes and tomato products, carotenoids ...
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• (2011-05-25)
The effect of chlorine wash in combination with calcinated calcium spray on E. coli O157:H7 population reduction on radish sprouts was investigated. The results showed that spraying radish seeds soaked in 200 ppm chlorine ...
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• (2011-05-25)
Inflammation is associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer through mechanisms that are not well understood. Isothiocyanates, which are the bioactive components in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, ...
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• (2013-05-24)
Background: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is the third largest food assistance program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture. Women and children ...
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• (1989)
Previously we reported that rat pups nursed by either severely or moderately iron-deficient dams were folate depleted at day 17 of lactation even when maternal animals were fed twice the National Research Council's recommended ...
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• (2013-02-03)
Antioxidants are of paramount importance to the food industry. They confer benefits in the form of economic savings as well as drastic quality improvements to high-lipid products. Previous research has evaluated synthetic ...
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• (2010-08-20)
The aim of this study was to investigate the usefulness of automated sorption isotherm methods for determining the glassy to rubbery transition in a model amorphous food material, polydextrose. The automated sorption ...
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• (2014-05-30)
Glucose is used extensively in the food industry, often sold as a bulk ingredient or as an ingredient in powdered drink and dessert mixes. Commercially, glucose is crystallized as either α-anhydrous glucose (α-AG) or glucose ...
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• (2010-05-14)
Simple sugars (e.g., sucrose, glucose, and fructose) are abundantly used as basic ingredients in the food industry and as excipients in the pharmaceutical industry, due to the quality attributes they contribute to the final ...
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• (2011-01-21)
Although strict practices for controlling the safety of leafy green produce have been implemented in the produce industry, current commercial operations rely on a wash treatment with an antimicrobial agent as the only step ...
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• (1991)
A selenium responsive canine mammary tumor cell line (CMT-13) was utilized to examine the mechanism by which selenium as selenite inhibits the growth of some tumor cells. The ability of supplemental selenite to inhibit the ...
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• (1990)
For the first time, a procedure has been developed for the isolation of intact $\alpha$- and $\beta$-carotene binding carotenoprotein from carrot chromoplasts. Initial attempts to isolate and purify this protein from spinach ...
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