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Antioxidants in sugarcane and its products

A comparison of in vivo effects of D-003, a mixture of high molecular weight sugarcane wax acids and grape seed extract on lipid peroxidation markers in rats

Free radicals produce detrimental effects on target molecules, like increased lipid, protein and DNA peroxidation, which can be inhibited or delayed by antioxidant substances. D-003 is a mixture of high molecular weight sugarcane wax acids that has shown to inhibit ...

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Antilipoxygenase and antihelmintic activity of ginger (Zingiber Officinale) Enriched cane jaggery

Zingiber Officinale enriched jaggery (ZOEJ) at 0.05 %, 0.1 % and 0.2 % concentrations from Co 86032, Co419 and Co 62175 sugarcane varieties were evaluated for lipoxygenase inhibitory and antihelmintic activity. In addition total phenol content of the ZOEJ samples ...

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Antioxidant activity influenced by in vivo and in vitro mutagenesis in sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.)

The antioxidant potential (1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPHº)-scavenging activity) of in vitro regenerated and induced mutant sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) was investigated. Efficient callus induction and shoot regeneration were induced in bud explants when incubated on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium ...

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Antioxidant activity of sugarcane jaggery with neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf extract

Sugarcane jaggery fortified with Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf extract at different concentrations were evaluated for antioxidant ability by DPPH assay, superoxide radical scavenging assay and reducing power assay. Quenching ability of neem-fortified jaggery for free radical DPPH and superoxide radical ...

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Antioxidant activity of sugarcane molasses against 2,2´-azobis(2-amidinopropane) dihydrochloride-induced peroxyl radicals

Sugarcane molasses is a rich source of antioxidant materials with peroxyl radicalscavenging effects. To explore the potent antioxidant activity of sugarcane molasses against 2,2C-azobis(2-amidinopropane) dihydrochloride (AAPH)-induced peroxyl radicals, 7 methanolic fractions of sugarcane molasses (F1–F7) were ...

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Antioxidant activity, repair and tolerance of oxidative DNA damage in different cultivars of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) leaves

High intake of natural antioxidants has been associated with lower incidence of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart diseases. Thus, there is need to find out the crops rich in antioxidants and phenolic compounds. The aqueous extracts of leaves ...

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Antioxidant activity, repair and tolerance of oxidative DNA damage in different cultivars of Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) leaves

High intake of natural antioxidants has been associated with lower incidence of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart diseases. Thus, there is need to find out the crops rich in antioxidants and phenolic compounds. The aqueous extracts of leaves ...

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Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of Maillard reaction products isolated from sugar–amino acid model systems

We investigated the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of both crude and ultrafiltrated Maillard reaction (MR) products (MRPs) derived from sugar–amino acid MR models, comprising fructose (Fru), glucose (Glu) or ribose (Rib) reacted with glycine (Gly) or lysine (Lys), respectively ...

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Antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities of pigments extracted from molasses alcohol wastewater

The pigments from molasses alcohol wastewater were extracted by the macroporous resin adsorption method. The antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities of these pigments were also investigated. The adsorptive characteristics of five macroporous resins including HPD-600, HPD-500, D301-R, NKA-II and ...

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Antioxidant and nitrite-scavenging capacities of phenolic compounds from sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) tops

Sugarcane tops were extracted with 50% ethanol and fractionated by petroleum ether, ethyl acetate (EtOAc), and n-butyl alcohol successively. Eight phenolic compounds in EtOAc extracts were purified through silica gel and Sephadex LH-20 column chromatographies, and then identified by nuclear ...

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Antioxidant and Phenolic Content of Nuts, Oil Seeds, Milk and Milk Products Commonly Consumed in India

Food provides not only essential nutrients required for life, but also bioactive compounds usefull to maintan good health and disease prevention. Abundant epidemiological evidences suggest that consumption of food rich in antioxi-dants (non-nutritional components) can prevent degenerative diseases. A total ...

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Antioxidant and Tyrosinase Inhibitory Constituents from a Desugared Sugar Cane Extract, a Byproduct of Sugar Production

Recycling agricultural resources has become an important issue worldwide promoting the economical value of agricultural production processes. Desugared sugar cane extract (DSE) from Saccharum officinarum is a byproduct obtained during sugar production. Two new neolignan glucosides, saccharnan A (1) and ...

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Antioxidant characteristics of ice cream supplemented with sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) juice

Antioxidant characteristics of ice cream supplemented with sugarcane juice were investigated. An original 13% sucrose content in ice cream was supplemented with 20, 40, and 60% sugarcane juice (82, 164, and 246 mL/L, treatments T1, T2, and T3, respectively ...

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Antioxidant evaluation protocols: Food quality or health effects

Increasing research on natural antioxidants in foods and development of new assays has prompted critical reflection on the field. It has been common practice to identify health benefits from antioxidant activity on the cellular level with antioxidant capacity of food ...

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Antioxidant properties of sugarcane extracts

Five common edible molasses products available on the U.S.market have been selected and characterized by their composition and antioxidant capacity. The ORAC values of Blackstrap molasses are substantially higher than those of the edible molasses and identical for ...

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Antioxidants: an excellent phytochemical functional food from sugarcane

Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) antioxidant analysis of a number of sugarcane-derived samples confirmed significant antioxidant properties. The antioxidant capacity is proportional to the color of the products. This supports the previous findings that the antioxidant properties come at least ...

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Antioxidative activity of organic solvent extract from non-centrifugal cane sugar manufactured by the industries in Okinawa and from the commercial kokuto

This reports the antioxidative activity of organic solvent extract from the non-centrifugal cane sugars (named native Kokuto) manufactured by seven industries in Okinawa and from commercial samples purchased on the local market in Okinawa. From the results obtained it was ...

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Antioxidative compounds isolated from kokuto, non-centrigugal cane sugar

Five antioxidative compounds were isolated from dichloromethane extracts of kokuto, a kind of non-centrifugal sugar, and identified by spectral analysis as syringoresinol (1), medioresinol (2), coniferyl alcohol (3), sinapyl alcohol (4), and 3-hydroxy-1-(4-hidroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-1-propanone (5). The antioxidative activities ...

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Antioxidative phenolic compounds from non-sugar fraction in Kokuto, non-centrifugal cane sugar

Thirteen antioxidative phenolic compounds were isolated from a dichloromethane extract of Kokuto, a kind of non-centrifugal cane sugar. Their structures were analysed by spectral methods (1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, MS, and IR). Three test systems, linoleic acid autoxidation in water/ethanol, 2-D-deoxyribose ...

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Antioxidative property of extract of sugercane spike

The antioxidative activity in sugarcane organ is searched for active use of non-glycocomponent in brown sugar lump. As a result, we get hot water extract in which the polyphenol content is high from spike of sugar cane. This extract contains ...

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Assessment of antioxidant activity of cane brown sugars by ABTS and DPPH radical scavenging assays: Determination of their polyphenolic and volatile constituents

Seven cane brown sugars were investigated for their polyphenol content and volatile composition in relation to their free radical scavenging capacity determined by ABTS and DPPH assays. The thin layer coated on the sugar crystal was extracted by Soxhlet extractor ...

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A systematic screening of total antioxidants in dietary plants

A predominantly plant-based diet reduces the risk for development of several chronic diseases. It is often assumed that antioxidants contribute to this protection, but results from intervention trials with single antioxidants administered as supplements quite consistently do not support any ...

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Bioactivity-guided systematic extraction and purification supported by multitechniques for sugarcane flavonoids and anthocyanins

The application of ionic liquids (ILs) and macroporous resins for systematic separation of flavonoids and anthocyanins from Chinese sugarcane (Saccharum sinensis Roxb.) have been studied. The results show that the 0.8 M 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate aqueous solution ([C4MIM] [PF6]-water ...

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Comparative antioxidant activity in sugarcane leave’s samples against polyethylene glycol

Sugarcane is an important crop of Pakistan. There are lacks of water in sugarcane growing area of Pakistan. Therefore, to evaluate the best producing and high potential genotypes against drought and good antioxidant genotype, lunched an experiment of thirteen genotypes ...

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Comparative evaluation of various total antioxidant capacity assays applied to phenolic compounds with the CUPRAC assay

It would be desirable to establish and standardize methods that can measure the total antioxidant capacity level directly from vegetable extracts containing phenolics. Antioxidant capacity assays may be broadly classified as electron transfer (ET)− and hydrogen atom transfer (HAT)−based ...

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Comparison of the concentrations of phenolic constituents in cane sugar manufacturing products with their antioxidant activities

Polyphenol content and free radical scavenging capacity of seven kinds of sugar manufacturing products were studied. Seventy-two samples were collected at different stages of the process during two sugar harvests from a local sugar factory (Bois-Rouge, La Reunion). The total ...

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Constituents of cane molasses. Part II. Separation and identification of the phenolic compounds

By gas chromatography the following eight phenolic compounds and benzoic acid were identified from a sample of cane final molasses using both polar and non-polar stationary phases: anisole, phenetole, phenol, m-cresol, salicylic acid, resorcinol, vanillic acid, and syringic acid. The ...

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Contenido de polifenoles y capacidad antioxidante de bebidas elaboradas con panela

Polyphenols content and antioxidant capacity in beverages made with panela. The objective of this work was to determine the total polyphenols content and antioxidant capacity in beverages made with panela (a natural sweetener obtained after drying the unrefined whole sugarcane ...

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Cyclic voltammetric analysis of antioxidant activity in cane sugars and palm sugars from Southeast Asia

Fourteen commonly available types of cane and palm sugar were analysed for antioxidant activity using cyclic voltammetry. Five of the sugars, dissolved in phosphate buffer, showed anodic current peaks which were indicative of antioxidant activity. The rank order of these ...

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Demonstration of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory bioactivities from sugar-amino acid Maillard reaction products

Maillard reaction products (MRPs), both crude and fractionated, were assessed for antioxidant potential using cell-free, in vitro 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical scavenging, Fenton reaction induced deoxyribose degradation and oxygen radical absorbance capacity-fluorescein (ORACFL) chemical assays. All MRPs displayed various affinities ...

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Determinación de fenoles, flavonoides y capacidad antioxidante en melaza, azúcar blanco y moreno en el Ingenio Chaparrastique por el método de espectrofotometría ultravioleta-visible

Phenolic and flavonoid content as well as antioxidative capacity was determined in refined sugar, brown sugar and molasses of a sugar mill in El Salvador, finding that brown sugar has significant antioxidant capacities and phenolic and flavonoid content

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Determinación de las propiedades antioxidantes del zumo de caña, panela y azúcar moreno

During recent years there has been an increasing interest for natural functional foods and those that have been enriched in compounds naturally occurring in the food. Besides, the compounds with antioxidant activity have recently gained importance since they have been ...

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DPPH-scavenging antioxidant potential in regenerated tissues of Stevia rebaudiana, Citrus sinensis and Saccharum officinarum

DPPH-scavenging antioxidant potential of in vitro regenerated tissues of Stevia rebaudiana, Citrus sinensis and Saccharum officinarum was carried out to evaluate and explore new potential sources for natural antioxidants. These species are used in everyday life and produced valuable secondary ...

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Enhancement of DPPH-radical scavenging activity in heat-processed sugarcane molasses

The effects of heating temperature and time on browning, DPPH-radical scavenging activity and polyphenol-like activity of molasses from sugarcane were investigated. The browning, DPPH-radical scavenging activity and polyphenol-like activity of molasses heated to between 120°C and 160°C were ...

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Evaluation of antioxidant activity of bound phenolics of sugarcane under in vitro conditions

This study presents the bound phenolic acid content and their antioxidant activity in sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) bagasse of three Indian sugarcane varieties namely CoC 92061, Co 86032 and Co 62175 emphasizing their beneficial properties. The overall bound phenolic acid content ...

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Evaluation of the antioxidant activity of massecuit III in pasteurized chocolate milk formulation

Chocolate milk is a popular tasteful dairy product and sugar is one of the main participants in its formulation. Massecuit III is a type of brown sugar consisting of phenolic compounds and other components that might exhibit antioxidant activity and ...

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Extraction of natural antioxidants from sugarcane

The colors in sugarcane indicate strong antioxidant properties. Antioxidants in concentrated sugarcane extracts obtained from sugarcane products, using the resins process for extraction, have good performance in stability, as even prolonged heating or clarification would not make any reduction of ...

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Extraction of pigment from sugarcane juice alcohol wastewater and evaluation of its antioxidant and free radical scavenging activities

Pigment was extracted to decolor the sugarcane juice alcohol wastewater and its antioxidant activities were evaluated. The pigment was extracted using ion exchange fiber along with macroporous resin D-101 as the absorbent and an ethanol-water mixture (6:4, v/v ...

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Fermentación alcohólica del zumo de mortiño (Vaccinium meridionale Sw ) y determinación de la capacidad antioxidante

Vaccinium meridionale juice was fermeted to obtain alcohol, using panela or refined sugar. Antioxidant activity was determined

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Flavonoids in food and their health benefits

There has been increasing interest in the research of flavonoids from dietary sources, due to growing evidence of the versatile health benefits of flavonoids through epidemiological studies. As occurrence of flavonoids is directly associated with human daily dietary intake of ...

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Flavor characteristics and biological functions of Okinawan sugary and citrus materials

The potent antioxidant activity of sugarcane molasses against peroxyl radicals was evaluated. Phenolic constituents of molasses were identified

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Free radicals and antioxidants in human health

Free radicals and related species have attracted a great deal of attention in recent years. They are mainly derived from oxygen (reactive oxygen species/ROS) and nitrogen (reactive nitrogen species/RNS), and are generated in our body by various endogenous ...

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HPLC microfractionation of flavones and antioxidant (Radical scavenging) activity of Saccharum officinarum L.

The antioxidant activity of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) juice towards DPPH reagent was determined (EC50) and the main compounds with radical scavenging activity in juice and leaves extracts were identified by HPLC-UV/PAD analysis combined with HPLC microfractionation monitored by ...

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Immobilization of β-glucosidase onto silicon oxide nanoparticles and augment of phenolics in sugarcane juice

Purified β-glucosidase was immobilized on SiO2 nanoparticles with 52 % efficiency and 14.1 % yield. It had a temperature optima at 60 °C and pH optima of 5.0. Immobilized enzyme was fairly stable at 60–70 °C. After immobilization, the ...

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Isolation and purification of phenolic acids from sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) rinds by pH-Zone-Refining Counter-Current chromatography and their antioxidant activity evaluation

The phenolic acids exhibit significant antioxidant, antiinflammatory, antimutation, and tyrosinase inhibitory effects. A high efficient and specific method for separation of phenolic acids from the sugarcane rinds based on pH-zone-refining counter-current chromatography technique was established. The separation was performed with ...

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Levels of phenolic compounds and enzyme activity can be used to screen for resistance of sugarcane to smut (Ustilago scitaminea

Smut is a major disease of sugarcane plants and is caused by the fungus Ustilago scitaminea. Resistance to smut seems to be a multifactorial process. The current criteria for the selection of resistant varieties are applied by discarding sensitive specimens ...

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Metabolite profiling of sugarcane genotypes and identification of flavonoid glycosides and phenolic acids

Sugarcane is an important agricultural crop in the economy of tropical regions, and Brazil has the largest cultivated acreage in the world. Sugarcane accumulates high levels of sucrose in its stalks. Other compounds produced by sugarcane are currently not of ...

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Methods for the detection of antioxidants which prevent age related diseases: A critical review with particular emphasis on human intervention studies

The present paper describes the advantages and limitations of methods which are currently used for the identification of antioxidants. Experimental models are required which provide information if protective effects take place in humans under realistic conditions. Over the last years ...

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Natural antioxidant activity of commonly consumed plant foods in India - Effect of domestic processing

Phytochemicals protect against oxidative stress which in turn helps in maintaining the balance between oxidants and antioxidants. In recent times natural antioxidants are gaining considerable interest among nutritionists, food manufacturers, and consumers because of their perceived safety, potential therapeutic value ...

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New antioxidative phenolic glycosides isolated from kokuto, non centrifuged cane sugar

Nine compounds were isolated from Kokuto non-centrigugal cane sugar. Their structure were elucidated by spectroscopic evidence, mainly based on the NMR technique. Among them, seven new glycosides were identified. The 2-deoxyribose oxidation method was used to measure their antioxidative activity ...

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New phenolic compounds from kokuto, non-centrifuged cane sugar

Five new phenolic compounds, 4-(b-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl-propanone (8), 3-[5-[(threo) 2,3-dihydro-2-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-3-hydroxymethyl-7-methoxybenzofurany]]-propanoic acid (12), 2-[4-(3-hydroxy-1-propenyl)-2,6-dimethoxyphenoxy]-3-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl) propyl-b-D-glucopyranoside (13), 4-[(erythro) 2,3-dihydro-3(hydroxymethyl)-5-(3-hydropropyl)-7-methoxy-2-benzofuranyl]-2,6-dimethoxyphenyl-b-Dglucopyranoside (14 ...

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Nutrients and phytochemicals - from bioavailability to bioefficacy beyond antioxidants

The effect of any dietary compound is influenced by the active bioavailable dose rather than the dose ingested. Depending on the individual predisposition, including genetics and medication, a bioavailable dose may cause different magnitudes of effects in different people. Age ...

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Pharmacological exploration of Saccharum officinarum leave extracts for its anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory activity

Methanolic (MeSO) and Ethanolic (EtSO) extracts of Saccharum officinarum Linn. leaves belongs to Poaceae family were evaluated through DPPH (1, 1-diphenyl -2-picryl-hydrazyl), hydrogen peroxide scavenging and reducing power assay method to assess the antioxidant activity. MeSO and EtSO were also ...

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Phenolic acids in foods: An overview of analytical methodology

Phenolic acids are aromatic secondary plant metabolites, widely spread throughout the plant kingdom. Existing analytical methods for phenolic acids originated from interest in their biological roles as secondary metabolites and from their roles in food quality and their organoleptic properties ...

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Phenolic composition and antioxidant activity of culms and sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) products

The present work reports amounts of flavonoids and phenylpropanoids of culms of three sugarcane varieties and of raw juice, syrup, molasse and VHP sugar. The antioxidant activity of those materials was evaluated by the DPPH and β-carotene/linoleic acid methods ...

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Phenolic compounds in plants and agri-industrial by-products: Antioxidant activity, occurrence, and potential uses

Phenolic compounds, ubiquitous in plants are an essential part of the human diet, and are of considerable interest due to their antioxidant properties. These compounds posses an aromatic ring bearing one or more hydroxyl groups and their structures may range ...

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Phenolic content, antioxidant and antibacterial activity of selected natural sweeteners available on the Polish market

Seventeen natural sweeteners available on the Polish market were screened for total phenolic content, by the Folin-Ciocalteu method, and for antioxidant activity, using the ferric reducing antioxidant power (FRAP) assay and the 2,2<-Azinobis (3-ethylbenzthiazoline-6-sulphonic acid) radical cation decolorization ...

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Phenolic profile, antioxidant potential and DNA damage protecting activity of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)

The present study investigated the antioxidant and phenolic composition of sugarcane. The leaves and juices of thirteen varieties of sugarcane were studied for their antioxidant activity and protective effect on DNA damage. 2,2-Diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl radical (DPPH) assay was used to ...

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Phenylpropanoids as naturally occurring antioxidants: From plant defense to human health

Phenylpropanoids (PPs) belong to the largest group of secondary metabolites produced by plants, mainly, in response to biotic or abiotic stresses such as infections, wounding, UV irradiation, exposure to ozone, pollutants, and other hostile environmental conditions. It is thought that ...

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Physicochemical and antioxidant properties of non-refined sugarcane alternatives to white sugar

Antioxidant properties of commercial sugarcane-derived products were analysed to study their suitability for being used as functional ingredients. Cane honey, several jaggeries and several brown sugars were selected from the market and analysed in terms of physicochemical characteristics and antioxidant ...

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Phytochemical contents and antioxidant capacities of different parts of two sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) cultivars

Antioxidant capacities and phytochemicals such as phenolics, flavonoids, triterpenoids, phytosterols of four parts of two sugarcane cultivars have been characterised. The total triterpenoid content (TTC), total phenolic content (TPC), total flavonoid content (TFC) and total sterol content (TSC) were different ...

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Phytochemicals - nutraceuticals and human health

Phytochemicals, as plant components with discrete bio-activities towards animal biochemistry and metabolism are being widely examined for their ability to provide health benefits. It is important to establish the scientific rationale to defend their use in foods, as potential nutritionally ...

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Pilot study on antioxidant active substance extracted from cane juice

This paper describes extract solid sample of the active substance from cane juice, then determine its antioxidant activity by DPPH assay. Also study the effect of pH value, concentration and synergistic agent on radical-scavenging activity. The result showed that the ...

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Plant polyphenols as dietary antioxidants in human health and disease

Polyphenols are secondary metabolites of plants and are generally involved in defense against ultraviolet radiation or aggression by pathogens. In the last decade, there has been much interest in the potential health benefits of dietary plant polyphenols as antioxidant. Epidemiological ...

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Polyphenol-rich juice passes bioavailability test: Coca-Cola

Polyphenols can be absorbed into the blood stream when consumed from a beverage, showing the potential to deliver the antioxidants via a juice, says a new study from Coca-Cola.

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Polyphenols: antioxidants and beyond

Research on the effects of dietary polyphenols on human health has developed considerably in the past 10 y. It strongly supports a role for polyphenols in the prevention of degenerative diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases and cancers. The antioxidant properties of ...

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Polyphenols in foods are more complex than often thought

Dietary polyphenols show a great diversity of structures, ranging from rather simple molecules (monomers and oligomers) to polymers. Higher-molecular-weight structures (with molecular weights of 500) are usually designated as tannins, which refers to their ability to interact with proteins. Among ...

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Preparation of antioxidant and evaluation of the antioxidant activities of antioxidants extracted from sugarcane products

Background: Sugarcane is widely consumed by people of the tropics and subtropics. Antioxidants in concentrated sugarcane extracts extracted from sugarcane products using resins are highly stable, and their antioxidant activity is not significantly reduced by prolonged heating or clarification. Methods ...

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Quantification of phenolic acids and their methylates, glucuronides, sulfates and lactones metabolites in human plasma by LC–MS/MS

Chlorogenic acids and derivatives like phenolic acids are potentially bioactive phenolics, which are commonly found in many foods. Once absorbed, chlorogenic and phenolic acids are highly metabolized by the intestine and the liver, producing glucuronidated and/or sulphated compounds. These ...

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Quantitative analysis and recovery optimisation of flavonoids and anthocyanins in sugar-making process of sugarcane industry

Considering the possible comprehensive utilization of bioactive constituents in the sugarcane industry, the flavonoids and anthocyanins in raw juice and various intermediate products within the sugar-making process were first analyzed by HPLC-UV/DAD. The analysis was intended to reveal their ...

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Separation, identification and characterisation of extractives from sugarcane (Sacharrum officinarum) leaf

The separation, identification and characterisation of the extractives from green and brown leaves of sugarcane plant (Sacharrum officinarum) are described. Green leaves were extracted by boiling in water, sonicating in a 1:1(v/v) methanol:water solution and 1 ...

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Sources of natural phenolic antioxidants

An important field of research today is the control of ‘redox’ status with the properties of food and food components. Natural antioxidants present in the diet increase the resistance toward oxidative damages and they may have a substantial impact on ...

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Studies on phenolic content and polyphenol oxidase activity of sugarcane varieties with reference to sugar processing

The phenolic content of sugarcane varieties was analysed during 6, 10 and 12 months age. The total phenolic content (TPC) was found to increase from 10 to 20 mg/100 ml (6 months) to 70–90 mg/100 ml (12 ...

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Study on antioxidant activity of sugarcane extracts by DPPH assay

Extract the active substance from sugar cane, and determine its antioxidant activity by DPPH assay. Also study the effects of pH value, heating temperature and heating time on radical-scavenging activity. The result showed high activity of all the extracts. It ...

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Sugar cane and sugar beet molasses, antioxidant-rich alternatives to refined sugar

Molasses, the main byproduct of sugar production, is a well-known source of antioxidants. In this study sugar cane molasses (SCM) and sugar beet molasses (SBM) were investigated for their phenolic profile and in vitro antioxidant capacity and for their protective ...

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Sugar cane stillage: a potential source of natural antioxidants

Biorefinery of sugar cane is the first economic activity of Reunion Island. Some sugar cane manufactured products (juice, syrup, molasses) have antioxidant activities and are sources of both phenolic compounds and Maillard Reaction Products (MRP). The study aimed to highlight ...

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The big challenges in polyphenols: Providing credible evidence and a quality supply chain

With surging interest in the potential health benefits of polyphenols around the globe, experts suggest that there are still some major sticking points in the polyphenol success story

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The changes in the phenolic glycosides from sugarcane juice during kokuto production in Okinawa

The phenolic compounds isolated from sugarcane juice were glycosides and not the free phenolic compounds corresponding to aglycons. These glycosides with a free phenolic hydroxyl residue showed higher antioxidative activity than that of butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA). We examined whether these ...

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The contribution of plant food antioxidants to human health

We have been actively involved in the isolation and characterization of endogenous plant antioxidants that are believed to inhibit lipid peroxidation and offer protection against oxidative damage to membrane functions. Antioxidants have been isolated from conventional food sources, such as ...

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The Food Standards Agency’s antioxidants in food programme – a summary

Background In 2001, the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) was contracted to evaluate projects from the Antioxidants in Food research programme, now funded by the Food Standards Agency and previously the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. The programme aimed at ...

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The influence of beverage composition on delivery of phenolic compounds from coffee and tea

Epidemiological data suggest that consumption of coffee and tea is associated with a reduced risk of several chronic and degenerative diseases including cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, obesity and neurodegenerative disorders. Both coffee and tea are a rich source of phenolic compounds ...

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To evaluate in vitro antioxidant property of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L ) peel

The Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is a widely distributed plant. It is an important source for sugar and raw material for alcohol production. In the present study, sugarcane peel was used as a source for anthocyanin extraction. Anthocyanins are natural ...

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Total antioxidant content of alternatives to refined sugar

Based on an average intake of 130 g/day refined sugars and the antioxidant activity measured in typical diets, substituting alternative sweeteners could increase antioxidant intake an average of 2.6 mmol/day, similar to the amount found in a ...

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Total phenolic, chromium contents and antioxidant activity of raw and processed sugars

Processing improves the visual quality of food; however, the ingredient and nutritional values may alter. In present study, the sugar samples (refined, raw, gur (Jaggery/jaggeree) and molasses) were collected from 20 different agro-climatic regions of Pakistan and analyzed for ...

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Ultrasonic-assisted extraction and purification of phenolic compounds from sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) rinds

In order to obtained highest extraction efficiency of phenolic compounds from the sugarcane rinds, a rapid extraction method based on ultrasound-assisted extraction technique using response surface methodology was investigated. Results showed that the optimal conditions were: solvent concentration 52.19 ...

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USDA database for the flavonoid content of selected foods, release 2.1.

USDA Database for the Flavonoid Content of Selected Foods, Release 2.1.

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USDA Database for the Flavonoid Content of Selected Foods Release 3.1

Release 3.1 (June 2013) – Flavonoid content of 506 food items. Data were added for several different types of table olives and olive oils plus additional data on blueberries (rabbiteye). A number of values were revised, due to errors arising ...

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USDA database for the oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) of selected foods, release 2

USDA database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of selected foods, release 2

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USDA database for the proanthocyanidin content of selected foods

USDA Database for the Proanthocyanidin Content of Selected Foods

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