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Researchers Study Salad Nutrition

Salad vegetables are chock full of important vitamins and nutirents. But according to a Purdue University study you won’t get much benefit without the right type and amount of salad dressing. So, in this study one of the targets for us was basically to look at salad vegetables as a primary source of carotenoids in […]

How to eat an Avocado: Nutrition Benefits, Tips & Preparation

Hi everyone! Today we are going to be learning how to work with the famous avocado fruit, or some people call it the alligator pear. The avocado is highly, highly nutritious and something that you want to include as part of your daily diet for optimal health. Now some people do sort of fear that […]

Isolation of Plant Pigments by Column Chromatography – Amrita University

Two categories of molecules are primarily responsible for photosynthesis in plants: the chlorophylls and the carotenoids. Chlorophylls, the green pigments, absorb certain wavelengths of light that are then converted into chemical energy. Chlorophylls are unstable molecules and on exposure to air, water, and/or light, will degrade to the pheophytins.The green leafy vegetable spinach(Spinacia oleracea), is […]