Bioactivities and Health Benefits of Wild Fruits.

Auteur(s) :
Frattaroli S., Zhou Y., Xu DP., Li HB., Liu Y., Zhou T., Zhang JJ.
Date :
Août, 2016
Source(s) :
International journal of molecular sciences. #17:8 p
Adresse :
Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Food, Nutrition and Health, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China.

Sommaire de l'article

Wild fruits are exotic or underutilized. Wild fruits contain many bioactive compounds, such as anthocyanins and flavonoids. Many studies have shown that wild fruits possess various bioactivities and health benefits, such as free radical scavenging, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anticancer activity. Therefore, wild fruits have the potential to be developed into functional foods or pharmaceuticals to prevent and treat several chronic diseases. In the present article, we review current knowledge about the bioactivities and health benefits of wild fruits, which is valuable for the exploitation and utilization of wild fruits.

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