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Nutritional Value and Health Benefits from Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts and Spices

U.D. Chavan (Author)

Fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices have an important place in human diet and life. Therefore, one object of this book is to organize the scattered information and to deal with the recent development of nutritional value and health benefits from fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices to the human being. This will help to increase the per capita consumption of fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices in their daily diet. This book addresses factors that are involved in maintaining the quality of fruits and vegetables.

This book incorporates information on nutritional values and their benefits to the consumers. In this book contain total 164 fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices crops, 4 chapters, general information, medicinal use, health benefits, culinary uses and nutritional values are given. This book has been mainly designed to serve as a text, general information to the consumers and reference book for the students in the field of Food Science and Technology, post-harvest technology, horticulture, nutrition advisors and mostly for professionals in food industries.

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About the author

U.D. Chavan

Dr. U. D. Chavan received his Ph.D. degree in Food Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland St. John’s Canada in 1999. He as done International training on “Global Nutrition 2002” at Uppsala University Uppsala, Sweden in 2002. He also attended follow-up International workshop on “Global Nutrition 2002” at Hanoi, Vietnam in 2002. Dr. Chavan visited Denmark, Finland, Ireland, France, Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Vietnam, Thailand, England, and U.S.A. under “Global Nutrition 2002” Programme sponsored by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). During this programme he worked on human nutritional diet and disorders as well as on genetically modified organisms (GMO). He has published more than 108 research papers and 70 popular articles in various fourmals of national and international repute. He has authored eighteen books in Marathi, three books in English and eight book chapters in English. He has been awarded “Literary Award” for his best book on “Growth Regular” on agriculture during 1997. Dr. Chavan was selected as a best group leader and best presentation for “Global Nutrition 2002” by SIDA. He has been awarded “Life Time Achievement Award 2004” for his outstanding contribution in post-harvest technology of fruits and vegetables and allied fields by United Writers’ Association of India.

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Title Nutritional Value and Health Benefits from Fruits, Vegetables, Nuts and Spices
Author U.D. Chavan
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351243540
length xvii+526p., 16 Pages of Plates; Illustrations; Colour Plates; Bibliography; Index; 25cm.