l - 00055 - Carotenoids Yellow Red Water soluble pigments...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
15 tomatoes, watermelon, pink grapefruit, apricots, bell peppers •Also participate in photosynthesis •Unaffected by heat (cooking) •Beta carotene can be converted to Vitamin A in our body •Lyopene is a strong biological antioxidant
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Carotenoids # Yellow- Red Water soluble pigments located in vacuoles that give red, purple, and blue colors to berries, red grapes, apples, red cabbage, radishes, eggplant Flavonols are related pigments which give yellow (light) or white color to potatoes, onions, cauliflower...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course BIOLOGY Food scien taught by Professor Dr.johnson during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online