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Research Article-en
Energy and exergy analyses in microwave drying of orange slices

Mohsen Azadbakht; Mohammad Vahedi Torshizi; Fatemeh Noshad; Arash Rokhbin

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July and August 2020, Pages 1-13


  The orange samples were cut into slices with a thickness of 4 mm and treated with ohmic method for 3, 5, and 7 min as ohmic pre-treatment in three voltages 30, 50 and 70 V. Then, they were dried in three replicates using a microwave dryer and at three powers of 90, 360, and 900 W. The statistical analysis ...  Read More

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Mineral composition, bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of Salvia hispanica L as affected by thermal and non-thermal treatments

Mohammad Noshad; Behrooz Alizadeh Behbahani; Parisa Ghasemi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July and August 2020, Pages 15-23


  In this study, the effect of thermal treatments (roasting and autoclave) and non-thermal treatments (soaking and germination) on total phenolic content, total flavonoid content, antioxidant activity and bioavailability of minerals of chia seed was evaluated. Results showed thermal treatments increased ...  Read More

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A new study on the quality, physical and sensory characteristics of cupcakes with Althaea officinalis mucilage

Toktam Yasamani Farimani; Mohammad Ali Hesarinejad; Maryam Tat

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July and August 2020, Pages 25-35


  In this study, the functionality of Althaea officinalis mucilage (AOM) on cupcake quality and its potential use in retarding the staling process have been studied. For this purpose, the effects of different concentrations of AOM (0, 0.25, 0.5, and 1%) on some physical properties such as hardness and ...  Read More

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Vitamin protection by Alginate-Whey Protein Micro Gel (AL-WPC MG) as a novel microcapsule against gastrointestinal condition; case study: B-complex vitamins.

Mohsen Zandi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July and August 2020, Pages 37-50


  The aim of the current research was to identify and develop an ideal delivery system in order to protect the vitamin from gastrointestinal conditions. For this purpose, vitamin loaded Alginate-Whey protein micro gels (AL-WPC MGs) developed as a biopolymer carrier. This microcapsule was examined in terms ...  Read More

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Impact of microwave-grill-drying (MWGD) on functional properties of berry Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia L.)

Soussene Boudraa; Sara Zidani; Driss Elothmani; Mouni Saadoudi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July and August 2020, Pages 51-61


  Impact of microwave-grill -drying (MWGD) at different powers (300, 450 and 600 Watts) on functional properties of berry "Russian olive" was investigated. The effect of microwave’s water and oil holding capacities, gelation, foaming and emulsifying, which will provide novel and applicable knowledge ...  Read More

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Predicting the physiological characteristic changes in pears subjected to external loads using Artificial Neural Network (ANN)-Part 1: Static loading

Mohsen Azadbakht; Mohammad Vahedi Torshizi; Mohammad Javad Mahmoodi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , July and August 2020, Pages 63-85


  This research was aimed to study the effects of loading force and storage period on the physiological characteristic of pears. In this experiment, the pears were subjected to quasi-static loading (wide-edge and thin-edge) and different storage periods (5, 10 and 15 days). The amounts of the fruits’ ...  Read More