Actinidin enhances gastric protein digestion.
DEBORAH A. LEWIS and B. S. LUH
Department of Food Science and TechnologyUniversity of CaliforniaDavis, California 9561
Minh Ha a,b, Alaa El-Din A. Bekhit b, Alan Carne a, David L. Hopkins c
a Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
b Department of Food Science, University of Otago, P.O. Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
c NSW Department of Primary Industries, Centre for Red Meat and Sheep Development, P.O. Box 129, Cowra NSW 2794, Australia
Concludes kiwifruit improves human gut microbiota composition.
Louise Hededal HoferDanish Meat Research Institute
Mari Ann TørngrenDanish Meat Research Institute
Mette Christensen,a Mari Ann Tørngren,b Annemarie Gunvig,b Noemi Rozlosnik,c Ren´e Lametsch,a Anders H Karlssona and Per Ertbjerg a
a Department of FoodScience, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, DK-1958 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
b Danish Meat Research Institute, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
c Department of Micro and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, DTU-Nanotech, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Freeze-dried kiwifruit has a prebiotic effect promoting intestinal microbial profile.
Kiwifruit drives positive gut microbiota and reduces amino acids and simple sugars.
Kiwifruit improves bowel function in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and constipation.
Concludes green kiwifruit provide valuable relief from constipation and irritable bowel syndrome.
Mari Ann TørngrenCenter of Meat Quality, Danish Meat Research Institute, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark
Jin HanLINCOLN UNIVERSITYNew Zealand