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|Title:||Mineral and Oil/Fat|
|Abstract:||<b>Mineral</b>- During medicinal plant surveys in the Ralam valley of Kumaon Himalaya; authors found local people highly rated something called <b><i>Hartal</b></i> or <b><i>Hadtal</b></i>. According to them it is a yellow stone, which after making a paste is very useful for curing wounds and cuts. <br><br> <b>Oil/Fat</b>- Olive oil polyphenols are getting attention from consumers and food processors for several reasons. These compounds have been associated with the shelf life and bitter taste of oil and, recently, they have gained much more attention because of their potential beneficial health effects. The main phenolic compounds in fresh virgin olive oil are the secoiridoid aglycons of oleuropein and ligstroside, and the lignans 1-acetoxypinoresinol and pinoresinol.|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.2(1) [January-February 2003]|
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