Potential Phytoconstituents of Some Fruit and Vegetable Peels Against Oxidative Damage, Inflammatory and Cytotoxic Diseases

Amal El-Feky, Marwa eL Batanony
2021 Egyptian Journal of Chemistry  
Food products industry generates many undesired waste materials. Proper use of these by-products may minimize problems with waste disposal and act as a possible new source of fats and proteins for food and feed use. Peels, and seeds resulted from fruit and vegetable manufacturing are effectively utilized as a promising source of many phytochemicals and antioxidant agents. The produced by-products are an important and vital source of many carbohydrates, minerals, organic acids, dietary fibers
more » ... phenolic compounds that have a broad spectrum of antiviral, anticancer, antimicrobial, and cardioprotective action. Hence, there is poor available information about the beneficial values and use of theses by-products, this review article is concerned about the variety of the biological activities could be exerted by these remarkable secondary metabolite rich sources.
doi:10.21608/ejchem.2021.82086.4047 fatcat:o7czyjqwajh5bj4q3jztcmp3ja