Study the effect of heat processing on the vitamin C of some fruits

Seema ., Umesh Yadava


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21620/ijfaas.2017136-42

Abstract


Ascorbic Acid also known as Vitamin C. Vitamin C is very essential for growth and maintenance of the human body. It is necessary for the normal formation of the protein collagen, which is an important constituent of skin and connective tissue. The deficiency of vitamin C causes will be known as disease “Scurvy”. Vitamin C is present in all citrus fruits, gooseberry (Aonala), tomato, apple, pine, pineapple, grapes and other foods. The vitamin C is very sensitive to heat light air and strong alkali. In this paper, we study the effect of heat processing on the vitamin C of Citrus Limon, Ananas Cosmosus, Psidium Guajana, Vitis Vinifera.

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Citrus Lemon, Ananas Cosmosus, Psidium Guajana, Vitis Vinifera., Pirus Malus.

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