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Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits

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1. Auflage, 2020

This book provides a comprehensive review of the antioxidant value of widely consumed fruits. Each chapter covers the botanical description, nutritional & health properties of these popular fruits. Fruits are one of the most important indicators of dietary quality and offer protective effects against several chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, obesity, and various types of cancer. In order to effectively promote fruit consumption, it is necessary to know and understand the components of fruits. In addition to underscoring the importance of fruit consumption's effects on human diet, the book addresses the characterization of the chemical compounds that are responsible for the antioxidant proprieties of various fruits.

Given its scope, the book will be of interest to graduate and post-graduate students, research scholars, academics, pomologists and agricultural scientists alike. Those working in various fruit processing industries and other horticultural departments will also find the comprehensive information relevant to their work.

Dr. Gulzar Ahmad Nayik is currently working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Food Science & Technology, Govt. Degree College, Shopian, J&K, India. He completed his Masters Degree in Food Technology at IUST, Awantipora, India and his PhD at SLIET, Punjab, India. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed research / review papers, several book chapters, and one textbook. Dr. Nayik was shortlisted twice for the prestigious INSPIRE-Faculty Award in 2017 and in 2018 from INSA New Delhi. Recently he was nominated for India's prestigious National Award (INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2019-20). Dr. Nayik is also an Editor, Associate Editor, Assistant Editor & Reviewer for many journals, and a member of various associations like WASET, AFSTI, IFERP, IAJC, ASR, ACSE etc. He is a recipient of the Top Peer Reviewer Award 2019 from Web of Sciences.

Dr. Nayik's research activities have focused on characterizing different high-altitude Indian honeys by analyzing their nutraceutical potential, antiproliferative properties, marker identification for the discrimination of honey, determining their volatile components, phenolic, flavonoid, mineral, enzymatic & sugar profiles.

Dr. Amir Gull is currently working as a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, India. He completed his Masters Degree in Food Technology at Islamic University of Science & Technology, Awantipora, J&K, India and his PhD at Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology, Longowal, Sangrur, Punjab, India. Dr. Gull has published many peer-reviewed research papers and review papers in reputed journals, together with several book chapters. Dr. Gull's main research activities include developing functional food products from millets. In addition to serving as an editorial board member and reviewer for several journals, he is an active member of the Association of Food Scientists and Technologists India. 

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