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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Ionizing Radiation Effects on Food Vitamins - A Review
Author: Dionisio, AP
Gomes, RT
Oetterer, M
Abstract: Ionizing radiation has been widely used in industrial processes, especially in the sterilization of medicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetic products, and in food processing. Similar to other techniques of food processing, irradiation can induce certain alterations that can modify both the chemical composition and the nutritional value of foods. These changes depend on the food composition, the irradiation dose and factors such as temperature and presence or absence of oxygen in the irradiating environment. The sensitivity of vitamins to radiation is unpredictable and food vitamin losses during the irradiation are often substantial. The aim of this study was to discuss retention or loss of vitamins in several food products submitted to an irradiation process.
Subject: Irradiation
vitamins
foods
Country: Brasil
Editor: Inst Tecnologia Parana
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2009
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