Phytochemical Characters and <I>In Vitro</I> Antioxidant Activity of Indian Mustard (<I>Brassica juncea</I> L.) Leaves for Nutraceutical Studies

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  • National Research Center on Rapeseed-Mustard Sewar, Bharatpur 321 303, Rajasthan
  • National Research Center on Rapeseed-Mustard Sewar, Bharatpur 321 303, Rajasthan
  • National Research Center on Rapeseed-Mustard Sewar, Bharatpur 321 303, Rajasthan
  • National Research Center on Rapeseed-Mustard Sewar, Bharatpur 321 303, Rajasthan

Abstract

Plant and animal foods in addition to supplying essential nutrients for the survival of mankind also possess a variety of bioactive substances such as phenols, flavonoids, vitamins, carotenes and organosulphur compounds which impart protection against risk of cancer, heart and neuro-degenerotive diseases. Brassicae family includes important vegetables such as cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, etc. and oilseeds like rapeseed-mustard. Brassica vegetables are very important in human nutrition as they are being consumed in high quantities throughout the world. They are a good source of many potential protective dietary factors including folic acid and selenium.

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2010-01-01

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Kumar, S., Chauhan, J. S., Singh, K. H., & Mishra, A. P. (2010). Phytochemical Characters and <I>In Vitro</I> Antioxidant Activity of Indian Mustard (<I>Brassica juncea</I> L.) Leaves for Nutraceutical Studies. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 47(1), 30–34. Retrieved from https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/ijnd/article/view/4787

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