Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020

  • Anthocyanin Profile and Antioxidant Activity of Edible Leaves of Dissotis brazzae Cogn (Melastomataceae)

    Christopher Adaku, Irene Skaar, Hannington Gumisiriza, Robert Byamukama, Monica Jordheim, Oyvind Moksheim Andersen

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020
    Pages: 139-145
    Received: Nov. 10, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 20, 2020
    Published: Nov. 27, 2020
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    Abstract: Anthocyanins are colored bioactive phytochemicals in the class of flavonoids with high potential as dietary antioxidants. Demand for anthocyanins in functional food and nutraceutical industries has continued to increase over the past decades. However, sources of anthocyanins for commercial exploitation are currently limited. Tropical Africa and Uga... Show More