Regeneration of Pouteria lucuma (Sapotaceae) plants in vitro of P. lucuma was attempted. . Reyes C () El cultivo del lticumo (Pouteria lucuma [R et. Por su consumo en los diversos paises latinos, la lúcuma se le conoce con distintos nombres como: • Lúcuma, Lucma (Perú). • Logma, Lúcuma. Granados-Friely, J.C. () El cultivo del zapote en Guatemala: investigación, desarrollo e industria. Lucuma Calzada-Benza, J. () Frutales Nativos.

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The salcedo variety had the highest content of dietary fiber, similar to the values of kaniwa. The hypothesis that maca may be effective in improving health status, particularly reproductive function, is supported by several lines of evidence. Important physiological effects were attributed to soluble fiber such as normalizing serum lipid levels as cholesterol or attenuating postprandial glucose response.

Dietary fiber content information from commonly consumed peruvian cultivars is provided here. Ondores some 1,—2, years ago. Among fruits, their content of vitamins and minerals is remarkably. This plant belongs to the brassica mustard family and Lepidium genus [ 1 ]. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. Introduction Lepidium meyenii Walpers maca is a Peruvian plant cuotivo over m with high potential for bioprospecting [ 1 ]. Nowadays, consumers are cultiv DF in their foods.

The high value of total and insoluble cuktivo fiber of the kaniwa seed is consistent with its higher proportion of pericarp in comparison with the other cereals. The kaniwa variety LP1 had the highest content of soluble dietary fiber. Dietary fibers, as suberin in tubers, cutin and waxes in leafy vegetables and phenolic luduma in lignified tissues of wheat bran have shown beneficial effects which depend not only on the amount of fiber present, but also in the extend of the intact botanical structure conserved.

Found only in the lower altitudes of Peru and Chile, green-skinned, baseball-sized lucuma has long been a staple of the indigenous cuisine; it is depicted on the ceramics of Cultjvo ancient coastal civilizations.

Roots and tubers were: Cyltivo kaniwa variety cupi had the highest total dietary fiber content. Curiously, we found a lack of information regarding dietary fiber content in peruvian cultivars, even though there is abundance of other nutritional data for peruvian crops.


The values of total dietary fiber in Table 3 are somewhat higher than the values of the rye and much higher than the values of other common cereals, like wheat, oat, barley and maize Journal of Food Composition and Analysis10, In Brazil and Japan processing of yacon such as air-dried tuber slices offers a low calorie food.

Those results are similar to the results of Piccoli da Silva and Santorio Dietary fiber analysis in andean cereals The andean cereals: Dietary fiber information generated here will help consumers to improve their diet and food processors and nutritionists to explore new food formulations for local and foreign markets. The clutivo of SF was also similar to the content of dietary fiber in wheat and in oat.

Beans Phaseolus vulgaris L. Finally, it is worth to mention that consumption of g fw of this fw cultivar which is not a rare, for andean populations in Peru during some seasons would be providing the recommended daily fiber intake stated by the American Dietetic Association.

Regeneration of Pouteria lucuma (Sapotaceae) plants in vitro [1992]

Potato huayro variety is commonly used in dishes such as stews and sauces where absorption of juices is sought. The effects of fresh maca on cultivo de lucuma en el peru have not been scientifically assessed yet. Native potato samples were grown at the province of Huacavelica at m. We are not away of the world consumers tendency for searching a better quality of life through an improved diet and due to the high costs of medicine, people is each day more concerned about this matter.

Preparations from the maca hypocotyls were reported to be of benefit for health [ 3 — 5 ]. Among the pulses, beans showed the highest values of TDF, specially the variety caraotas negras. It has a thin shell that peels off when ripe and a buckeye-like brown seed. Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

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The pericarp contains mainly cellulose, lignin and hemicellulose which are part of the insoluble dietary fiber. Fiber consumption was initially recommended to improve the colonic function, properties mainly attributed to the insoluble fraction. Olluco, potato and sweet potato are commonly consumed by peruvian population mainly as a source of calories but at the same time they get important quantity of dietary fiber.


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Dietary fiber analysis in andean cereals. The main components of SF have been identified as pectin and hemicellulose and interestingly in our study Killo acoto showed also the highest values of SF among native potatoes, suggesting lucumx this variety may also have greater plasma cholesterolreducing properties since that property was observed in pectin rich food rather than in IF rich ones except for oats fiber.

Thus, a consumption of whole foods: This feature is not available right now.

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Among the native potato cultivars studied killo acoto showed the highest TDF value with a high insoluble fiber component. Picolli Da Silva, L. Fractions determined as fiber using this methodology includes hemicelluloses, celluloses, lignin, pectin, nondigestible oligosaccharides, gums and waxes.

We included in this work as reference materials some cultivars common in other parts of the world for whom there is already fiber content data from other laboratories, However, further work is recommended for improving the estimations of accuracy and precision for these data, such as recovery studies with standards of insoluble and soluble fiber in the matrix of each cultivar studied. Also, such results expressed on fresh weight were comparable with red potato data reported by Marlett and Cheung The leguminous studied were lentils Lens esculentaChick-pea Cicer arietinum and Lima beans Phaseolus lunatus commercially obtained.

The roots, he was referring to were maca. Y, between may 22 In addition, important ingredients for the food industry have been identified in yacon, such as fructans, a source of a low-calorie sweetener luxuma and in lucuma, natural pigments and flavor compounds. The demand for food particularly with benefits for health is high, but it will increase over the future years.

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