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Scientific articles about dietary supplements, health and nutrition.

Mango seed uses: thermal behaviour of mango seed almond fat and its mixtures with cocoa butter

Mango seed uses: thermal behaviour of mango seed almond fat and its mixtures with cocoa butter

This paper deals with the physicochemical characterization, including thermal behaviour, by differential scanning calorimetry of mango seed almond fat (MAF), alone and in mixtures with cocoa butter (CB). Results showed […]

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Chemical composition and functional properties of raw, heat-treated and partially proteolysed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour

Chemical composition and functional properties of raw, heat-treated and partially proteolysed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour

The chemical composition and functional properties of raw, and heat-processed wild mango (Irvingia gabonensis) seed flour were studied. The effect of partial proteolysis on some functional properties of the raw […]

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Cytisine – renaissance of well known alkaloid. Pharmacological aspects of efficacy in the treatment of tobacco dependence.

Cytisine – renaissance of well known alkaloid. Pharmacological aspects of efficacy in the treatment of tobacco dependence

Cytisine is an alkaloid of plant origin known in the health service for over fifty years, having agonistic properties to cholinergic nicotinic receptors. In the recent years, a few interesting […]

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Recurrent aphthous ulceration: vitamin B1, B2 and B6 status and response to replacement therapy

Recurrent aphthous ulceration: vitamin B1, B2 and B6 status and response to replacement therapy

An evaluation of the thiamine, riboflavin and pyridoxine (vitamin B1, B2 and B6) status of 60 patients with recurrent mouth ulcers was performed. Seventeen patients (28.2%) were found to be […]

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