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2015 volume 9 issue 3, #41 DOI: 10.17306/J.NPT.2015.3.41
Bartosz Kulczyński, Anna Gramza-Michałowska
Pomegranate – a tropical fruit rich in bioactive compounds with health-promoting properties
Summary.

Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is one of the oldest and well-known fruits, which has been used in many cultures for thousands of years and symbolized different aspects of life, mainly fertility, abundance and longevity. Numerous health benefits of pomegranate such as the regulation of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, antibacterial and anticancer properties are associated with the presence of compounds with high antioxidant potential, including phenolic acids, tannins and anthocyanins. Pomegranates are used in food industry for the production of wine, juices, jams and jellies.

Key words: pomegranate, bioactive compounds, health-promoting properties, antioxidant potential
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DOI: 10.17306/J.NPT.2015.3.41

For citation:

MLA Kulczyński, Bartosz, and Anna Gramza-Michałowska. "Granat – tropikalny owoc bogaty w związki bioaktywne o właściwościach prozdrowotnych." Nauka Przyr. Technol. 9.3 (2015): #41. DOI: 10.17306/J.NPT.2015.3.41
APA Bartosz Kulczyński, Anna Gramza-Michałowska (2015). Granat – tropikalny owoc bogaty w związki bioaktywne o właściwościach prozdrowotnych. Nauka Przyr. Technol. 9 (3), #41 DOI: 10.17306/J.NPT.2015.3.41
ISO 690 KULCZYńSKI, Bartosz, GRAMZA-MICHAłOWSKA, Anna. Granat – tropikalny owoc bogaty w związki bioaktywne o właściwościach prozdrowotnych. Nauka Przyr. Technol., 2015, 9.3: #41. DOI: 10.17306/J.NPT.2015.3.41
Corresponding address:
Bartosz Kulczyński
Katedra Technologii Żywienia Człowieka
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu
ul. Wojska Polskiego 31/33
60-624 Poznań
Poland
e-mail: bartosz.kulczynski@up. poznan.pl
Accepted for print: 25.03.2015