Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Importance of Quality Vegetables to Human Health

Edited by Md Asaduzzaman

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute


Toshiki Asao

Shimane University

The book Vegetables - Importance of Quality Vegetables to Human Health provides useful and interesting information on the nutritional qualities of different vegetables and their roles in disease prevention. Quality vegetable production through hydroponic cultivation techniques is also included. The first few chapters discuss the importance of quality vegetables to human diet and health, and noncommunicable disease prevention. Nutritional qualities and bioactive compounds in freshly grown vegetables through hydroponics and soilless cultures are discussed in the middle part of the book. The final chapter describes methods of sea vegetable utilization in food formulation. This book mainly focuses on the nutritional quality of vegetables and disease prevention, their production methods, preparation, and cooking methods, making it a complete and useful resource to readers.

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VegetablesImportance of Quality Vegetables to Human HealthEdited by Md Asaduzzaman

Published: August 22nd 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70972

ISBN: 978-1-78923-507-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-506-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-499-1

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

11396 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

31 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Quality Vegetable Production and Human Health Benefits

By Md Asaduzzaman and Toshiki Asao


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2. Role of Vegetables in Human Nutrition and Disease Prevention

By Taha Gökmen Ülger, Ayşe Nur Songur, Onur Çırak and Funda Pınar Çakıroğlu


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3. Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables: Review from Sub-Saharan Africa

By Ifeoluwapo Amao


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4. Hydroponic Production Systems: Impact on Nutritional Status and Bioactive Compounds of Fresh Vegetables

By Alfredo Aires


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5. The Influence of Different Substrates on the Growth, Yield and Quality of Slovenian Sweetpotato Cultivars under Greenhouse Conditions

By Dragan Žnidarčič, Filip Vučanjk, Žarko M. Ilin, Barbara Pipan, Vladimir Meglič and Lovro Sinkovič


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6. Sea Vegetables

By Gamze Turan and Semra Cırık


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